Volume 12, Number 1, June 1988

Table of Contents

The Dark Side of Human Nature in Children's Books

Facing the Dark Side in Children's Books

pp. 7-11
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The Bland Face of Evil in the Novels of Robert Cormier

pp. 12-18
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To Be or Not to Be: Suicide in Literature for Young People

pp. 19-27
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The Blank Mirror of Death: Protest as Self-Creation in Contemporary Fantasy

pp. 28-43
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Night Visions: Conversations with Alvin Schwartz and Judith Gorog

pp. 44-62
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Murder Motives in Burger's Why Were You in the Hitler Youth?

pp. 63-75
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The Darkest Side: Writing for Children about the Holocaust: An Interview with Aranka Siegal

pp. 76-96
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Booklog:

More Sweetness Than Light

pp. 97-100
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The Call to Adventure: Escape or Necessity?

pp. 101-104
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Mrs. Molesworth: Victorian Visionary

pp. 105-110
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Cat-child: Rediscovering Socks and Island Mackenzie

pp. 111-120
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Shooting the Monkey: Taming Oral Greed in Toby Tyler

pp. 121-140
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Progressive Education: Two Contemporary Views

pp. 141-146
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Professional Notes and Announcements

pp. 147-154
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Contributors' Notes

pp. 155-157
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