restricted access   Volume 26, Number 1, January 2002

Table of Contents

From: The Lion and the Unicorn

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Editor's Note

p. v

In Memoriam Mitzi Myers (1939-2001)

pp. vi-viii

Childhood Under Siege: Lois Lowry's Number the Stars and The Giver

pp. 1-15

A Knock at the Door: Reading Judith Kerr's Picture Books in the Context of Her Holocaust Fiction

pp. 16-30

The Virtue of "Stubborn Curiosity": Moral Literacy in Black and White

pp. 31-49

"We've decided to wake a mish for you": Gift Exchange and Didacticism in Tove Jansson's Finn Family Moomintroll

pp. 50-65

Queering the Picture Book

pp. 66-77

From Elfland to Hogwarts, or the Aesthetic Trouble with Harry Potter

pp. 78-97

William Forever: Richmal Crompton's Unusual Achievement

pp. 98-111

The Dark Horse: Ruby Ferguson and the Jill Pony Stories

pp. 112-122

Book Reviews

The Presence of the Past: Memory, Heritage, and Childhood in Postwar Britain (review)

pp. 123-126

Empire's Children: Empire and Imperialism in Classic British Children's Books (review)

pp. 126-130

Science Fiction, Children's Literature, and Popular Culture: Coming of Age in Fantasyland (review)

pp. 131-133

Heirs to Shakespeare: Reinventing the Bard in Young Adult Literature (review)

pp. 133-137

Nancy Drew and Company: Culture, Gender, and Girls' Series (review)

pp. 137-142