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Kaua'i Community College Library

ENG257T : Introduction to Children's Literature

Overview of Children's Literature

Online resources

The Routledge Companion to Children's Literature
Features a series of essays written by expert contributors who provide an illuminating examination of why children's literature is the way it is. Topics covered include: the history and development of children's literature various theoretical approaches used to explore the texts, including narratological methods questions of gender and sexuality along with issues of race and ethnicity realism and fantasy as two prevailing modes of story-telling picture books, comics and graphic novels as well as 'young adult' fiction and the 'crossover' novel media adaptations and neglected areas of children's literature.

Available in the Kaua'i CC Library