ERIC Number: EJ442677
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
American Children's Fiction of the Eighties: Continuity and Innovation.
Chaston, Joel D.
Children's Literature in Education, v22 n4 p223-32 Dec 1991
Asserts that in the 1980s fiction for children and adolescents revealed a yearning for the past and an attempt to reassert its "grown up" status through experimentation in both form and content. Offers a list of authors and titles that are frequently cited and have received awards and that seem likely to become "touchstones" for future readers. (PRA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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