Here You Ll Find A Collage Of Distinguished Voices From Around The World, Offering Their Own Perspectives And Experiences With Difficult Issues Censorship, Violence, Raw Images In Picture Books, Depictions Of Minorities, Gender Issues, Political Correctness, Ethical Heroes, And You Ll Hear From Some Of The Best Regarded And Controversial Authors Writing For And About Children Today In Essays That Are Bound To Provoke, Challenge, Move, And Perhaps Even Outrage YouSouth African Author Beverly Naidoo Talks About Censorship And Apartheid Allan Baillie Discusses His Choice To Write About Pol Pot S Reign Of Terror Brian Jacques Reflects On His Own Childhood Amidst The Violence And Poverty Of Liverpool Judith Gilliland Reveals Her Motivation For Depicting The Gritty Lives Of Children In Cairo And Lebanon Charlotte Huck Examines Reactions Among Animal Rights Groups To Her Princess FurballYou Ll Also Hear From Parents, Teachers, Librarians, Academicians, Illustrators, Booksellers, And Self Appointed Censors And You Ll Hear From Children Themselves Given The Large Gap In Texts For The Serious Study Of Children S Books, These Are Voices No One Concerned With Quality Children S Literature Can Afford To Ignore The book is very outdated Many of the topics are no longer considered controversial or at least not to the extent that they were 10 20 years ago. I am rereading this book Another great collection of articles about books, issues, and authors in the kidlit field Although published so long ago 1995 , the book raises several important issues in children s literature The portrayal of women and minority groups, as well as foreign cultures, is discussed The essays written by authors explaining about their work are particularly interesting Well worth the time Hoewel die boek lank gelede reeds gepubliseer is 1995 , opper dit verseie belangrike kwessies omtrent kinderliteratuur Die uitbeelding van vroue en minderheidsgroepe, asook ander kulture, word spesifiek bespreek Die opstelle deur skrywers waarin hulle meer omtrent hul werk vertel, is veral interessant Beslis die tyd werd
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Battling Dragons: Issues and Controversy in Children's Literature book, this is one of the most wanted Susan Lehr author readers around the world.
- 288 pages
- Battling Dragons: Issues and Controversy in Children's Literature
- Susan Lehr
- 02 June 2017 Susan Lehr