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

  • Volume 192
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  • ISBN-10: 1414493908
  • ISBN-13: 9781414493909
  • DDC: 028.5
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 261 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: Sarah Dessen, Alex Haley, Murray Leinster, and Elie Wiesel.
  • A cumulative title index to the entire series is published separately (included in subscription).

What's New

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

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414494335 | ISBN-13: 9781414494333

Table of Contents

Sarah Dessen 1970- (American young-adult novelist).
Alex Haley 1921-1992 (Entry devoted to the novel "Roots: The Saga of an American Family", 1976).
Murray Leinster 1896-1975 (American short-story writer and novelist).
Elie Wiesel 1928- (Entry devoted to the novel "Night", 1956).