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The Norton anthology of children's literature : the traditions in English / by Zipes, Jack,1937-;
A collection of fairy tales, picture books, nursery rhymes, fantasy, alphabets, chapbooks, and comics published in English since 1659, representing 170 authors and illustrators, and including more than ninety complete works and excerpts from others.Includes bibliographical references (p. [2451]-2458) and index.Alphabets: from Orbis pictus / Johann Amos Comenius ; from A apple pie / Kate Greenaway ; The absolutely abstemious ass / Edward Lear ; from Dr. Seuss's ABC / Dr. Seuss [Theodor Seuss Geisel] ; A peaceable kingdom / Alice Provensen and Martin Provensen -- Chapbooks: Tom Thumb ; Jack the giant killer ; The history of goody-two-shoes ; Children in the wood ; The history of Sir Richard Whittington and his cat ; The art of making money plenty ; The New-York cries -- Primers and readers: The New-England primer ; from A pretty pocket-book ; from Lessons for children / Anna Laetitia Barbauld ; New Canadian readers ; Fun with Dick and Jane ; Frog and Toad are friends ; Frog and Toad together / Arnold Lobel ; Letters on the most common, as well as most important occasions in life / John Newberry ; from Eight or nine wise words about letter-writing / Lewis Carroll -- Fairy tales: The master cat, or Puss in boots / Charles Perrault ; The governess; or, Little female academy / Sarah Fielding ; Beauty and the beast / Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont ; Hansel and Gretel / Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm ; The nightingale / Hans Christian Andersen ; The light princess / George Macdonald ; The griffin and the minor canon / Frank Stockton ; The happy prince / Oscar Wilde ; The reluctant dragon / Kenneth Grahame ; The discontented king / John B. Gruelle ; The sorcerer's apprentice / Wanda Gag ; The truthful harp / Lloyd Alexander ; The faithless lollybird / Joan Aiken ; The iron giant: a story in five nights / Ted Hughes ; Jack and the devil's daughter / Julius Lester ; The lady and the merman / Jane Yolen ; The paper bag princess / Robert Munsch ; The phantom heart / Laurence Yep ; Antelope woman: an Apache folktale / Michael Lacapa ; Little Red Riding Hood / Charles Perrault ; Little red cap / Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm ; The true history of little golden-hood / Charles Marelle ; Little red riding-hood / Walter de la Mare ; Little Polly riding hood / Catherine Storr ; Little red riding hood and the wolf / Roald Dahl ; Little red riding hood / Tomi Ungerer ; Little red hood: a classic story bent out of shape / Tony Ross ; Ruby / Michael Emberley ; Wolf / Fancesca Lia Block --Animal fables: The fox without a tale ; The fox and the crow / Samuel Croxall ; The dog in the manger ; The ass in the lion's skin / William Godwin ; The blind doe ; The crow and the pitcher ; The eagle and the crow / Walter Crane ; The crocodile and the monkey ; The talkative tortoise / W. H. D. Rouse ; How the camel got his hump / Rudyard Kipling ; The fox and the crow ; Variations on the theme / James Thurber ; "The ox of the wonderful horns" and other African tales ; Tortoise, hare, and the sweet potatoes / Ashley Bryan ; The sea-thing child / Russell Hoban -- Classical myths: The minotaur / William Godwin ; from The minotaur / Nathaniel Hawthorne ; How Theseus slew the minotaur / Charles Kingsley ; The seeds of power / Leon Garfield and Edward Blishen ; from The adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy / Padraic Colum -- Legends: The pied piper of Hamelin / Robert Browning ; Robin Hood and Little John / Howard Pyle ; Sir Gawain and the green knight / Roger Lancelyn Green ; from The double life of Pocahontas / Jean Fritz ; John Henry / Julius Lester ; Davy Crockett / Mary Pope Osborne -- Religion: Judeo-Christian stories: A preface: containing directions to children / James Janeway ; The pilgrim's progress / John Bunyan ; Divine songs for children / Isaac Watts ; Jessica's first prayer / Hesba Stretton ; Hanukkah in the poorhouse / Isaac Bashevis Singer ; from Joseph and the amazing technicolour dreamcoat / Tim Rice -- Fantasy: Holiday house / Catherine Sinclair ; The new mother / Lucy Lane Clifford ; The capture of Father Time / L. Frank Baum ; The phoenix and the carpet / E. Nesbit ; Playing Beattie Bow / Ruth Park ; The book of three / Lloyd Alexander ; Summer reading is killing me / Jon Scieszka -- Science fiction: The stolen body / H. G. Wells ; Podkayne of Mars: her life and times / Robert A. Heinlein ; The last Super Bowl game / George R. R. Martin ; Of mist, and grass, and sand / Vonda N. McIntyre ; The bleeding man / Craig Kee Strete --Picture books: Black and white: from Millions of cats / Wanda Gag ; from The story of Ferdinand / Munro Leaf, Illustrator: Robert Lawson ; from Make way for ducklings / Robert McCloskey ; from Little Tim and the brave sea captain / Edward Ardizzone ; from The shrinking of Treehorn / Florence Parry Heide, illustrator: Edward Gorey ; from Dinner at Alberta's / Russell Hoban, illustrator: James Marshall ; from The highwayman / Alfred Noyes, illustrator: Charles Keeping ; from The dark-thirty: southern tales of the supernatural / Patricia C. McKissack, illustrator: Brian Pinkey ; from The mysteries of Harris Burdick / Chris Van Allsburg ; BAAA / David McCaulay. Colors: from Struwwelpeter / Heinrich Hoffman ; from Under the window / Kate Greenaway ; from Sing a song for sixpence / Randoph Caldecott ; from The real mother goose / Blanche Fisher Wright ; from The adventures of two Dutch dolls and a golliwogg / Bertha Upton, illustrator: Florence Upton ; from The story of little black Sambo / Helen Bannerman ; from Sam and the tigers / Julius Lester, illustrator: Jerry Pinkney ; from The tale of Peter Rabbit / Beatrix Potter ; from Clever Bill / Sir William Nicholson ; from The story of Babar the little elephant / Jean de Brunhoff ; from Angus and the ducks / Marjorie Flack ; from Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer / Robert L. May ; from The happy lion / Roger Duvoisin ; from Where the wild thins are / Maurice Sendak ; from The snowy day / Ezra John Keats ; from Green eggs and ham / Dr. Seuss [Theodor Seuss Geisel] ; from Frog and Toad are friends / Arnold Lobel ; from Fungus the bogeyman / Raymond Briggs ; from The very hungry caterpillar / Eric Carle ; from Rosie's walk / Pat Hutchins ; from How Tom beat Captain Najork and his hired sportsmen / Russell Hoban, illustrator: Quentin Blake ; from The snowman / Raymond Briggs ; from John Brown, Rose, and the midnight cat / Jenny Wagner, illustrator Ron Brooks ; from Each peach pear plum / Allan Ahlberg, illustrator Janet Ahlberg ; from Come away from the water, Shirley / John Burningham ; from The ox-cart man / Donald Hall, illustrator Barbara Cooney ; from Possum magic / Mem Fox, illustrator: Julie Vivas ; from Merry Christmas, Ernest and Celestine / Gabrielle Vincent [Monique Martin] ; from I hate my teddy bear / David McKee ; from Lizzy's lion / Dennis Lee, illustrator: Mary-Louise Gay ; from Hairy Maclary's caterwaul caper / Lynley Dodd ; from Black and white / David Macaulay ; from The stinky cheese man and other fairly stupid tales / Jon Scieszka, illustrator Lane Smith --Comics: from Funny folks ; from Impossible adventures ; from The yellow kid, no. 1 / Richard F. Outcault ; from Little Nemo in slumberland / Winsor McCay ; from The funnies, no. 1 ; from Tintin in the land of the Soviets ; from Tintin in America / Herge [Georges Remi] ; from Mickey Mouse and the pirate submarine / Walt Disney and Floyd Gottfredson ; William Blake's inn for innocent and experienced travelers ; The wise cow makes way, room, and believe ; Blake leads a walk on the Milky Way / Nancy Willard ; 17 kings and 42 elephants / Margaret Mahy -- Verse: Sing-song: a nursery rhyme book / Christina Rossetti ; A child's garden of verses / Robert Louis Stevenson ; Peacock pie / Walter de la Mare ; The penny fiddle / Robert Graves ; The bat-poet / Randall Jarrell ; Early in the morning: a collection of new poems / Charles Causley ; Some of the days of Everett Anderson / Lucille Clifton ; Confetti: poems for children / Pat Mora ; Carver: a life in poems / Marilyn Nelson ; Come on in to my tropical garden / Grace Nichols -- Plays: Peter Pan, or, The boy who would not grow up / J. M. Barrie ; A Christmas carol / Barbara Field ; Dragonwings / Laurence Yep -- Books of instruction: from A present for an apprentice; or, A sure guide to gain both esteem and an estate / John Barnard ; Lord Chesterfield's advice to his son / Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield ; Don't's for girls: a manual of mistakes / Minna Thomas Antrim ; The child: a mother's advice to her daughters / Dora Langlois ; from Rovering to success: a book of life-sport for young men / Robert Baden-Powell ; from It's perfectly normal / Robie H. Harris, illustrator Michael Emberley -- Life writing: Women worth emulating / Clara L. Balfour ; A book of golden deeds of all times and all lands / Charlotte Mary Yonge ; The Brownies' Book ; The diary of a young girl / Anne Frank ; Homesick: my own story / Jean Fritz ; Benjamin Franklin: the new American / Milton Meltzer -- Adventure stories: The adventures of Robinson Crusoe / Daniel Defoe ; Raggylug: the story of a cottontail rabbit / Ernest Thompson Seton ; Winnie-the-pooh / A. A. Milne ; James Bowie and his famous knife / Shannon Garst ; From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler / E. L. Konigsburg --School stories: from The governess, or, The little female academy / Sarah Fielding ; Tom Brown's schooldays / Thomas Hughes ; Stalky & co. / Rudyard Kipling ; In school / Evelyn Sharp ; The hundred dresses / Eleanor Estes ; The present takers / Aidan Chambers ; My name is Maria Isabel / Alma Flor Ada ; Tweedledum and Tweedledead / Tim Wynne-Jones ; Bronx masquerade / Nikki Grimes -- Domestic fiction: from Original stories from real life / Mary Wollstonecraft ; Lazy Lawrence ; The birth-day present / Maria Edgeworth ; from The history of the Fairchild family, or, The child's manual / Mary Martha Sherwood ; A patchwork fever / Charlotte Mary Yonge ; Psyche's art / Louisa May Alcott ; Editha's burglar / Frances Hodgson Burnett ; Each in his own tongue / L. M. Montogmery ; Ramona and her father / Beverly Cleary ; Yang the youngest and his terrible ear / Lensey Namioka ; The hockey sweater / Roch Carrier ; Roll of thunder, hear my cry / Mildred D. Taylor ; Out / Bruce Brooks.
Subjects: Children's literature, English.; Children's literature, American.; Literature;
© c2005., W.W. Norton,
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Was the Cat in the Hat black? : the hidden racism of children's literature, and the need for diverse books / by Nel, Philip,1969-;
Introduction: Race, racism, and the cultures of childhood -- The strange career of The Cat in the Hat; or, Dr. Seuss's racial imagination -- How to read uncomfortably: Racism, affect, and classic children's books -- Whiteness, nostalgia, and fantastic flying books: William Joyce's racial erasures vs. Hurricane Katrina -- Don't judge a book by its color: The destructive fantasy of whitewashing (and vice-versa) -- Childhoods "outside the boundaries of imagination": Genre is the new Jim Crow -- Conclusion: A manifesto for anti-racist children's literature.Racism is resilient, duplicitous, and endlessly adaptable, so it is no surprise that America is again in a period of civil rights activism. A significant reason racism endures is because it is structural: it's embedded in culture and in institutions. One of the places that racism hides -- and thus perhaps the best place to oppose it -- is books for young people. Philip Nel presents five serious critiques of the history and current state of children's literature tempestuous relationship with both implicit and explicit forms of racism. Nel examines topics both vivid -- such as The Cat in the Hat's roots in blackface minstrelsy -- and more opaque, like how the children's book industry can perpetuate structural racism via whitewashed covers even while making efforts to increase diversity. Rooted in research, Nel delves into years of literary criticism and recent sociological data in order to show a better way forward. Though much of what is proposed here could be endlessly argued, the knowledge that what we learn in childhood imparts both subtle and explicit lessons about whose lives matter is not debatable. The text concludes with a proposal of actions everyone -- reader, author, publisher, scholar, citizen -- can take to fight the biases and prejudices that infect children's literature.Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-262) and index.
Subjects: Children's literature, American; Race in literature.; Racism in literature.;
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Can you see what I see? The night before Christmas : picture puzzles to search and solve / by Wick, Walter,1953-; Moore, Clement Clarke,1779-1863.Night before Christmas.;
Night before Christmas -- Not a creature was stirring -- The stockings -- All snug -- Visions of sugarplums -- Long winter's nap -- Such a clatter! -- New fallen snow -- Down the chimney -- It must be Saint Nick -- Bundle of toys -- Happy Christmas to all -- About this book -- About the author.The first photograph, "The Night Before Christmas," features a gingerbread house, Christmas cookies, candles, bulbs, and more. "Visions of Sugarplums" is an abstract composition of Christmas confections; and "Such a Clatter!" is a dynamic explosion of objects. In "It Must Be Saint Nick," Santa is shown in shadow; and in "A Bundle of Toys," the presents in Santa's sack are revealed as a magnificent jumble. The final photograph, "Happy Christmas to All" is a beautiful, pastoral landscape, lustrous under new-fallen snow. The original poem is printed on the endpapers. Scenes from Clement C. Moore's The Night Before Christmas, inspire twelve gorgeous and fascinating compositions where readers search for dozens of intriguing hidden objects. The first photograph, "The Night Before Christmas," features a gingerbread house, Christmas cookies, candles, bulbs, and more. "Visions of Sugarplums" is an abstract composition of Christmas confections; and "Such a Clatter!" is a dynamic explosion of objects. In "It Must Be Saint Nick," Santa is shown in shadow; and in "A Bundle of Toys," the presents in Santa's sack are revealed as a magnificent jumble. The final photograph, "Happy Christmas to All" is a beautiful, pastoral landscape, lustrous under new-fallen snow. The original poem is printed on the endpapers.
Subjects: Picture puzzles; Children's poetry, American.; Santa Claus; Christmas; Picture puzzles.; Santa Claus; Christmas;
© c2005., Scholastic,
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Theodor Seuss Geisel / by Pease, Donald E.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-166) and index.Dr. Seuss's passage home -- Becoming Dr. Seuss -- Dr. Seuss returns -- Dr. Seuss and Helen Geisel's empire -- Dr. Seuss's legacy.Dr. Seuss's infectious rhymes, his blue-tufted, strong-willed creatures, and his knack for pithy, roundabout plots have been entertaining children--and adults--for decades. And as biographer Donald Pease shows, the seemingly haphazard trajectory of Theodor Geisel's life bears a close resemblance to the zigzag plot lines of his children's books--by turns a cartoonist, ad agency artist (for Flit bug killer), author, caricaturist, documentary-film writer and producer, political cartoonist, and editor. Pease follows Geisel's life from his childhood in Massachusetts, to his sacking from the editorship of Dartmouth's humor magazine, to the publication of And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street--after 17 rejections--which finally launched him on the career for which he is best known. Given unprecedented access to Dartmouth's extensive Geisel holdings, Pease captures this life in full as he offers fresh insights into the sources of Geisel's creativity, from his surreal images to his anti-authoritarian stance and slapstick humor.--From publisher description.
Subjects: Seuss, Dr.; Authors, American; Illustrators; Children's literature; Geisel, Theodor Seuss;
© 2010., Oxford University Press,
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Bloody murder : the homicide tradition in children's literature / by Abate, Michelle Ann,1975-;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-250) and index.Once upon a crime: homicide in American culture and popular children's literature from "Bluebeard" to Harry Potter -- "You must kill her and bring me her lungs and liver as proof": "Snow White" and the fact as well as fantasy of filicide -- "The queen had only one way of settling all difficulties ... 'off with his head!' ": Alice's adventures in Wonderland and the antigallows movement -- "Swarthy, sun-tanned, villainous looking fellows": Tarzan of the apes and criminal anthropology -- "A sixth sense seemed to tell her that she had encountered something unusual": psychic sleuthing in the Nancy Drew mystery stories -- "How'd you like that haircut to begin just below the chin?": juvenile delinquency, teenager killers, and a pulp aesthetic in the Outsiders -- "My job is ... to make you a human being in the eyes of the jury": confronting the demonization-and dramatization-of murder in Walter Dean Myers' monster -- Epilogue: "Just because you don't have a pulse doesn't mean you can't be perky": my so-called death, young adult zombie fiction, and murder in the posthuman age.
Subjects: Children's literature, English; Children's literature, American; Homicide in literature.; Crime in popular culture; Literature and society; Social values in literature.; Murder in literature.;
© 2013., Johns Hopkins University Press,
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The journey that saved Curious George : the true wartime escape of Margret and H.A. Rey / by Borden, Louise.; Drummond, Allan,ill.;
Story tells how Margret and H.A. Rey escaped from Nazi-occupied France in 1940, carrying in their bicycle baskets the manuscripts that would become their beloved picture books about Curious Geroge, the little monkey.
Subjects: Rey, Margret; Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977; Authors, American; Refugees, Jewish; Jewish authors; Curious George (Fictitious character); Children's stories;
© 2005., Houghton Mifflin,
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No kids allowed : children's literature for adults / by Abate, Michelle Ann,1975-author.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Description based on print version record.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; American literature; American literature; Juvenile-style literature for adults;
On-line resources: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/kirtland-ebooks/detail.action?docID=6362950 -- Available  online. Click here to access.;
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Children's literature : a reader's history, from Aesop to Harry Potter / by Lerer, Seth,1955-;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-375) and index.Introduction : Toward a new history of children's literature -- Speak, child : children's literature in classical antiquity -- Ingenuity and authority : Aesop's fables and their afterlives -- Court, commerce, and cloister : the literatures of medieval childhood -- From alphabet to elegy : the Puritan impact on children's literature -- Playthings of the mind : John Locke and children's literature -- Canoes and cannibals : Robinson Crusoe and its legacies -- From islands to empires : storytelling for a boy's world -- On beyond Darwin : from Kingsley to Seuss -- Ill-tempered and queer : sense and nonsense, from Victorian to modern -- Straw into gold : fairy-tale philology -- Theaters of girlhood : domesticity, desire, and performance in female fiction -- Pan in the garden : the Edwardian turn in children's literature -- Good feeling : prizes, libraries, and the institutions of American children's literature -- Keeping things straight : style and the child -- Tap your pencil on the paper : children's literature in an ironic age -- Epilogue : Children's literature and the history of the book.Children's Literature charts the makings of the Western literary imagination from Aesop's fables to Mother Goose, from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to Peter Pan, from Where the Wild Things Are to Harry Potter. Seth Lerer here explores the iconic books, ancient and contemporary alike, that have forged a lifelong love of literature in young readers during their formative years. Along the way, Lerer also looks at the changing environments of family life and human growth, schooling and scholarship, and publishing and politics in which children found themselves changed by the books they read. This ambitious work appraises a broad trajectory of influences--including Shakespeare's plays, John Locke's theories of education, Darwin's On the Origin of Species, and the Puritan tradition--which have each shaped children's literature through the ages as well.--From publisher description.
Subjects: Children's literature;
© 2008., University of Chicago Press,
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Front desk / by Yang, Kelly,author.;
Includes Author's note with bibliographical references and images."Mia Tang has a lot of secrets. Number 1: She lives in a motel, not a big house. Every day, while her immigrant parents clean the rooms, ten-year-old Mia manages the front desk of the Calivista Motel and tends to its guests. Number 2: Her parents hide immigrants. And if the mean motel owner, Mr. Yao, finds out they've been letting them stay in the empty rooms for free, the Tangs will be doomed. Number 3: She wants to be a writer. But how can she when her mom thinks she should stick to math because English is not her first language? It will take all of Mia's courage, kindness, and hard work to get through this year. Will she be able to hold on to her job, help the immigrants and guests, escape Mr. Yao, and go for her dreams?"--Page 2 of cover.A Junior Library Guild selection.ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2019Asian/Pacific American Award for Children's Literature, 2019Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 2018Chicago Public Library Best Fiction for Older Readers, 2018CSMCL Best Books, 2018Kirkus Prize Nominee for Young Readers' Literature, 2018New York Public Library Best Books for Kids, 2018Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2019NPR Best Books, 2018Publisher's Weekly Best Middle Grade Book, 2018School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018Washington Post Best Children's Books, 2018
Subjects: Immigrant families; Immigrants; Chinese; Motels; Exploitation; Self-confidence; Friendship;
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A Treasury of children's literature / by Eisen, Armand.;
A collection of traditional and original stories and poems by such authors as Aesop and Lewis Carroll, including excerpts from "The Wind in the Willows" and "Peter Pan."Goldilocks and the three bears -- Sleeping Beauty -- Three billy goats gruff -- Jack and the beanstalk -- Three little pigs -- Little Red Riding hood -- Aesop's fables -- Cinderella -- Hansel and Gretel -- Rapunzel -- Frog prince -- Brementown musicians -- Snow White -- Rumpelstiltskin -- Mother Goose's nursery rhymes -- Mad tea-party -- Cat and the fox again -- Piper at the gates of dawn -- Toyland and the capital of Toyland -- Hook or me this time -- Child's garden of verses -- Brer Rabbit -- Johnny Appleseed -- John Henry -- Paul Bunyan -- Night before Christmas -- Ugly duckling -- Nightingale --Steadfast tin soldier -- Emperor's new clothes -- Princess and the pea -- Little match girl -- Thumbelina.Traditional stories, Grimm's fairy tales, Aesop's fables, American tales and fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen retold by Sheila Black.
Subjects: Children's literature.; Children's literature.; Literature;
© 1992., Houghton Mifflin,
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