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Bridges for the young : the fiction of Katherine Paterson

Author: M Sarah Smedman; Joel Chaston
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Children's Literature Association and the Scarecrow Press, 2003.
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The award-winning fiction of Katherine Paterson has, for decades, warmed the hearts of children and adults alike. From Bridge to Terabithia and Come Sing, Jimmy Jo to Jacob Have I Loved and The Great  Read more...

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Bridges for the young.
Lanham, Md. : Children's Literature Association and The Scarecrow Press, 2003
(OCoLC)606934080
Online version:
Bridges for the young.
Lanham, Md. : Children's Literature Association and The Scarecrow Press, 2003
(OCoLC)610033566
Named Person: Katherine Paterson; Katherine Paterson; Katherine Paterson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Sarah Smedman; Joel Chaston
ISBN: 0810844990 9780810844995
OCLC Number: 50339288
Description: ix, 330 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "A good oyster" : story and meaning in Jacob have I loved / M. Sarah Smedman --
The art of self-deceit : narrative strategies in Katherine Paterson's novels / Maria Nikolajeva --
Feminist dialogics in Katherine Paterson's novels / Roberta Seelinger Trites --
Katherine Paterson's ultimate realism / Nancy Huse --
Pine groves and public parks : Katherine Paterson's "secret gardens" / Joel D. Chaston --
"We can still Hop" : Lyddie and Jip, his story as literacy narratives / Linda Benson --
Paterson and Park's quest : myth, metaphor, metonymy? / Nancy Huse --
Bathrobes and bibles, waves and words in Katherine Paterson's Jacob I have loved / James Holt McGavran --
Lost garden : glimpses of Eden in the poetry of Gerard Manly Hopkins and Katherine Paterson's Bridge to Terabithia and Jacob have I loved / Elizabeth Raum --
A reconciliation with Asia, female, and other : regeneration of masculinity in Park's quest / Yoshida Junko --
The historical authenticity of Lyddie and Jip, his story / Laura Mandell Zaidman --
Flute solos and songs that make you shatter : simple melodies in Katherine Paterson's fiction / Joel D. Chaston --
"In God's delightful company" : Katherine Paterson's feminist theology --
M. Sarah Smedman --
"Forgive them their trespasses" : Christian ethic and the concept of forgiveness in Katherine Paterson's Jacob have I loved and Preacher's boy / Karen Patricia Smith --
To "endure the loss of paradise" : Katherine Paterson's modernist endings for a postmodern world / Anita Tarr --
The hope of the shared burden : paradigmatic shifting in the literary folktales and retellings of Katherine Paterson / Gary Schmidt --
Building bridges to the young / Katherine Paterson --
Katherine Paterson : an annotated bibliography / Carol Hanson Sibley.
Responsibility: edited by M. Sarah Smedman and Joel D. Chaston.

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