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Any institution with children's literature classes will definitely want a copy, but given the resonant approaches and wide applicability, there's much here for people teaching any of these texts or for those looking for new ways to enrich a literary syllabus. (Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books)

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Julia Mickenberg is Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Learning from the Left: Children's Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States and coeditor of Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children's Literature. Lynne Vallone is Professor and Chair of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University, the first Ph.D.-granting department of Childhood Studies in the United States. She is the author of Becoming Victoria and Disciplines of Virtue: Girls' Culture in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.

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Chunky 2 Nov. 2012
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They couldn't call it a companion as that term's already been spoken for. For my money this is better than the Companion (which in attempting to be comprehensive cannot but fail) - of the two, this is the more companionable; though its 26 component parts are quite hefty, this is one for dipping in
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