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

  • Volume 193
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  • ISBN-10: 1414493916
  • ISBN-13: 9781414493916
  • DDC: 028.5
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 261 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2014, 2014
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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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: Pat Frank, Franz Kafka, Mercedes Lackey, and Naomi Shihab Nye.
  • 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: 1414494343 | ISBN-13: 9781414494340

Table of Contents

Pat Frank 1907-1964 (Entry devoted to the young-adult novel "Alas, Babylon", 1959).
Franz Kafka 1883-1924 (Entry devoted to the novella "The Metamorphosis", 1915).
Mercedes Lackey 1950- (American novelist, short-story writer, and author of young-adult fiction).
Naomi Shihab Nye 1952- (American poet, short-story writer, and author of poetry and novels for young adults and picture books for juveniles).