Articles tagged children's literature

The Marvels by Brian Selznick

The Marvels is a book about stories and the importance of stories—telling them, living them, keeping them alive.

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‘Alexander’ and the Not-So-Terrible Family Comedy

When it comes to family comedies, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is the exact opposite of terrible, horrible, and no good.

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Is Laura Wilder’s ‘Little House’ Series Right for Kids These Days?

Should the fact of Laura Wilder's dated prejudices lead us to abandon Little House and its sequels?

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Bart Simpson & Dennis the Menace Would Be His Buddies: ‘Just William: Series One’

Children’s literature provided a false but satisfactory memory of assumed British childhood experiences, and was a suitable fictional outlet to help entertain and distract from economic depression, wartime, and post-war shortages.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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