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  Volume 30, Number 4, Winter 2005

Table of Contents

From: Children's Literature Association Quarterly

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Special Issue: Children's Literature and the Left

Guest Editor: Julia Mickenberg and Philip Nel

What's Left?

pp. 349-353


The Appeal of the Underdog: Mr. Lunch and Leftist Politics as Entertainment

pp. 354-367

"Poke Your Finger into the Soft Round Dough": The Absent Father and Political Reform in Edith Nesbit's The Railway Children

pp. 368-385

Leaning Left: Progressive Politics in Sydney Taylor's All-of-a-Kind Family Series

pp. 386-408

Trouble in the Farm Yard: Labor Relations and Politics in Doreen Cronin's Duck Books

pp. 409-425

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 426-427

Book Reviews

Constructing the Canon of Children's Literature: Beyond Library Walls and Ivory Towers (review)

pp. 428-430

The Secret of the Hardy Boys: Leslie McFarlane and the Stratemeyer Syndicate (review)

pp. 430-434

Before the Rainbow: L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz on Stage and Screen to 1939, and: L. Frank Baum, Creator of Oz (review)

pp. 434-437

The Intimate Life of L. M. Montgomery (review)

pp. 437-440

Domestic Abolitionism and Juvenile Literature, 1830-1865, and: Into the Mouths of Babes: An Anthology of Children's Abolitionist Literature (review)

pp. 440-442

Schoolroom Poets: Childhood, Performance, and the Place of American Poetry, 1865-1917 (review)

pp. 443-447

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