restricted access   Volume 31, Number 1, Spring 2006

Table of Contents

From: Children's Literature Association Quarterly

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Critical Conversations about Children's Literature: Orality, Literacy, History

pp. 1-2


Paths to Freedom: Literacy and Folk Traditions in Recent Narratives about Slavery and Emancipation

pp. 3-26

Oral Narrative and Ojibwa Story Cycles in Louise Erdrich's The Birchbark House and The Game of Silence

pp. 27-39

Launching a Gender B(l)acklash: E.D.E.N. Southworth's The Hidden Hand and the Emergence of (Racialized) White Tomboyism

pp. 40-64

Japanese Democratization and the Little House Books: The Relation between General Head Quarters and The Long Winter in Japan after World War II

pp. 65-86

Book Reviews

Elusive Childhood: Impossible Representations in Modern Fiction (review)

pp. 87-90

His Dark Materials Illuminated: Critical Essays on Philip Pullman's Trilogy (review)

pp. 90-93

Little Boy: The Arts of Japan's Exploding Subculture (review)

pp. 93-97

Diana Wynne Jones: Children's Literature and the Fantastic Tradition (review)

pp. 97-99

Youth of Darkest England: Working-Class Children at the Heart of Victorian Empire (review)

pp. 99-102

Children's Literature of the Harlem Renaissance (review)

pp. 102-105