Children's Literature Review: Excerpts from Reviews, Criticism, & Commentary on Books for Children & Young People

  • Volume 191
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  • ISBN-10: 1414493894
  • ISBN-13: 9781414493893
  • DDC: 028.5
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 264 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2014, 2014
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Children's Literature Review assembles critical responses to the writings of the world's most renowned children's writers and provides supplementary biographical context and bibliographic material to guide the reader to a greater understanding of the genre and its creators. Each entry includes a set of previously published reviews, essays, and other critical responses from sources that include scholarly books and journals, literary magazines, interviews, letters, and diaries, carefully selected to create a representative history and cross-section of critical responses.

Features and Benefits

  • Entries in this volume include: James Baldwin, John Amos Comenius, Uri Orlev, and Chris Ware.
  • A cumulative title index to the entire series is published separately (included in subscription).

What's New

  • Each volume includes cumulative author name and nationality indexes as well as a volume-specific title index.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414494327 | ISBN-13: 9781414494326

Table of Contents

James Baldwin 1924-1987 (Entry devoted to the novel "Go Tell It on the Mountain", 1953).
John Amos Comenius 1592-1670 (Entry devoted to the Latin textbook "Orbis pictus", 1657).
Uri Orlev 1931- (Israeli translator, and author of picture books and novels for young adults).
Chris Ware 1967- (American graphic novelist, cartoonist, and illustrator).