ERIC Number: ED120681
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
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Children's Literature Review: Excerpts from Reviews, Criticism, and Commentary on Books for Children and Young People. Volume 1.
Block, Ann, Ed.; Riley, Carolyn, Ed.
This is the first volume of a semiannual children's literature review reference series, each volume of which will present criticism of about 40 authors and will include excerpts from more than 45 books and from various issues of about 35 periodicals. A short paragraph following each author listing identifies the author by nationality, principal genre, and major awards received. The three sections following the biographical comment are: general commentary dealing with major themes; excerpts pertaining to individual titles, arranged chronologically under those titles; and locator or index citations for additional material which might be of interest to researchers. The cumulative indexes include an author, critic, and title index. The authors included in this volume are: Aiken, Alcott, Alexander, Anglund, Armstrong, Bond, Burton, Byars, Cameron, Corvett, Dahl, DeAngeli, DeJong, Dubois, Fitzgerald, Fitzhugh, Fleischman, Fox, Geisel, George, Glubok, Hamilton, Hentoff, Hunt, Deats, Konigsburg, Lee, L'Engle, Lindgren, Milne, Morrow, O'Dell, Potter, Quarles, Raskin, Selsam, Sendak, Singer, Sterling, Sutcliff, White, and Wojciechowska. (MKM)
Descriptors: Authors, Biographical Inventories, Book Reviews, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Literary Criticism, Literature, Literature Reviews
Gale Research Co., Book Tower, Detroit, Michigan 48226 ($25.00 cloth)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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