Tag Archives: Children’s Literature

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Congratulations to Dr. Barbara Meyers and Dr. Lydia Mays for their recent children’s book, The Long and the Short of It: A Tale About Hair. The book won two important awards including a Mom’s Choice award and a National Health Information Award. This … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland

  Are you intrigued by Tim Burton’s take on Alice in Wonderland?  The GSU Library offers many resources on this classic work. You might start with the Annotated Alice which contains Alice in Wonderland and Alice through the Looking Glass plus original … Continue reading

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Read the book or see the movie?

I was reading an issue of Library Journal today which included an editorial by John Berry confessing that he hates reading and would rather see the movie. This editorial was in the context of an article that dealt with libraries … Continue reading

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Witches in film and literature

Halloween is fast approaching and that brings to mind  the portrayal of witches in film and literature. The broadway musical, Wicked based on the book by Gregory Maguire and currently playing at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre, is a work that takes the … Continue reading

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The Baldwin Online Children's Literature Project

This is a great source for children’s literature history research, covering material from 1880-1922 in full-text online. “The Baldwin Project seeks to make available online a comprehensive collection of resources for parents and teachers of children. Our focus, initially, is … Continue reading

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Miss Potter

For students interested in children’s literature,  I recommend the film, Miss Potter, starring Renee Zellweger and Ewan McGregor. Beatrix Potter created a series of books and characters, starting with The Tale of Peter Rabbit, that are still read by children today and … Continue reading

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Young Adult Literature

I recently read an interesting essay by Margo Rabb in the New York Times Book Review about how novels come to be categorized as Young Adult or Adult, “I’m Y.A., and I’m O.K.” July 20, 2008. (Use Find Journals link to … Continue reading

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