ERIC Number: EJ583516
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Strong Female Characters in Recent Children's Literature.
Heine, Pat; Inkster, Christine; Kazemek, Frank; Williams, Sandra; Raschke, Sylvia; Stevens, Della
Language Arts, v76 n5 p427-34 May 1999
Shares the authors' criteria for evaluating female characters as positive role models in children's literature. Explores the criteria by examining "The Ballad of Lucy Wipple" (Karen Cushman). Discusses other recently published picture books and novels which feature strong females in history, in contemporary times, and in fantasy. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Note: Theme: Talking Texts.