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Children's Literature Association Series

Books in this series include critical assessments of books, authors, illustrators, presses, and other entities involved in children's and young adult literature. Projects may include single-author monographs, edited collections of essays, or critical editions of classics.

Series editor: Jackie C. Horne, Independent Scholar

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Table Lands

Food is a signifier of power for both adults and children, a sign of both inclusion and exclusion and of conformity and resistance. Many academic disciplines—from sociology to literary studies—have ...

Children's Books on the Big Screen

In Children’s Books on the Big Screen, author Meghann Meeusen goes beyond the traditional adaptation approach of comparing and contrasting the similarities of film and book versions of a text. By tracing ...

Between Generations

Winner of the 2019 Book Award from the Children's Literature Association

Between Generations is a multidisciplinary volume that reframes children as powerful forces in the production of their own literature ...

Posthumanism in Young Adult Fiction

Contributions by Torsten Caeners, Phoebe Chen, Mathieu Donner, Shannon Hervey, Angela S. Insenga, Patricia Kennon, Maryna Matlock, Ferne Merrylees, Lars Schmeink, Anita Tarr, Tony M. Vinci, and Donna ...

Beyond the Blockbusters

Contributions by Megan Brown, Jill Coste, Sara K. Day, Rachel Dean-Ruzicka, Rebekah Fitzsimmons, Amber Gray, Roxanne Harde, Tom Jesse, Heidi Jones, Kaylee Jangula Mootz, Leah Phillips, Rachel L. Rickard ...

Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks

Contributions by Carolina Alonso, Elena Avilés, Trevor Boffone, Christi Cook, Ella Diaz, Amanda Ellis, Cristina Herrera, Guadalupe García McCall, Domino Pérez, Adrianna M. Santos, Roxanne Schroeder-Arce, ...

Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction

Contributions by Hena Ahmad, Linda Pierce Allen, Mary J. Henderson Couzelis, Sarah Park Dahlen, Lan Dong, Tomo Hattori, Jennifer Ho, Ymitri Mathison, Leah Milne, Joy Takako Taylor, and Traise Yamamoto ...

The Order and the Other

In the mid- to late 2000s, the United States witnessed a boom in dystopian novels and films intended for young audiences. At that time, many literary critics, journalists, and educators grouped dystopian ...

Reconsidering Laura Ingalls Wilder

Contributions by Emily Anderson, Elif S. Armbruster, Jenna Brack, Christine Cooper-Rompato, Christiane E. Farnan, Melanie J. Fishbane, Vera R. Foley, Sonya Sawyer Fritz, Miranda A. Green-Barteet, Anna ...

Oz behind the Iron Curtain

Recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Faculty Research Achievement Award in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at Syracuse University

In 1939, Aleksandr Volkov (1891-1977) published ...