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  Volume 9, 1981

Table of Contents

The First Word

p. 1


Every Child Is Born a Genius

pp. 3-6

The Novelist as Teacher: Chinua Achebe's Literature for Children

pp. 7-18

The Charm of Peter Pan

pp. 19-27

Reflections on Little Women

pp. 28-39

The Innocent Observer

pp. 40-50

"Reine Never Went to Camp": An Excerpt from Barnens Ö (Children's Island) by P. C. Jersild, Translated from the Swedish

pp. 51-60

Stepmother Tales in Japan

pp. 61-72

Journey to the East: Impressions of Children's Literature and Instructional Media in Contemporary China

pp. 73-92

Children's Literature and the Media: Four Essays

Children's Literature on Film: Through the Audiovisual Era to the Age of Telecommunications

pp. 93-106

Some Personal Notes on Adapting Folk-Fairy Tales to Film

pp. 107-115

Evaluating Attitude: Analyzing Point of View and Tone in Film Adaptations of Literature

pp. 116-125

Television and Reading in the Development of Imagination

pp. 126-136

Early Stories as Poetry

pp. 137-150

Breaking Chains: Brother Blue, Storyteller

pp. 151-177

Notes on the Waist-High Culture

pp. 178-182


The Good Witch of the West

pp. 185-190

Children's Literature and the History of Ideas

pp. 191-196

Rewriting History for Children

pp. 197-199

McGuffey's Readers

pp. 200-202

Perspective on World War II

pp. 203-209

Recent Alcott Criticism

pp. 210-213

Bibliographies of Series Books

pp. 214-217


Summer Reading at Woodlands: A Juvenile Library of the Old South

pp. 221-232

Dissertations of Note

pp. 233-237


p. 237

Contributors and Editors

pp. 239-241

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