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  Volume 50, Number 3, July 2012

Table of Contents


Bookbird Editors

pp. iii-iv | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0102


British Children’s Literature in the Twenty-First Century: Bookbird Guest Editors

pp. iv-vi | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0084

Feature Articles

My (Black) Britain: The West Indies and Britain in Twenty-First Century Nonfiction Picture Books

pp. 1-11 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0088

“Stories from the Outside”: Representations of the Underclass in Nineteenth and Twenty-first Century Britain

pp. 12-24 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0091

Michelle Paver: Ancient Magic for a Modern, Greener World

pp. 25-33 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0094

Rewriting Colonial Histories in Historical Fictions for the Young: From Below and Above

pp. 34-46 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0097

Children & Their Books

Braving the Dark in Writing for Young People

pp. 47-55 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0100

Seven Years of Seven Stories: The Center for Children’s Books Comes of Age

pp. 56-59 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0082

Consulting the Experts: Martha and Alex Talk about Books and Reading

pp. 60-65 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0086

The Children’s Laureate

pp. 66-71 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0090


What a Performance: The Lively Work of Julia Donaldson

pp. 72-74 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0093

“So good, it’s exhilarating”: The Jacqueline Wilson Phenomenon

pp. 75-78 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0096

Mini Grey is Here!

pp. 79-81 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0099

Reviews of Secondary Literature

Re-Visioning Historical Fiction for Young Readers: The Past Through Modern Eyes (review)

pp. 82-83 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0081

Sherlock Holmes: une vie [Sherlock Holmes: a life] (review)

pp. 83-84 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0085

Creating the National Mosaic: Multiculturalism in Canadian Children’s Literature from 1950 to 1994 (review)

pp. 84-86 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0089

The Role of Translators in Children’s Literature: Invisible Storytellers (review)

pp. 86-87 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0092

Contemporary English-Language Indian Children’s Literature: Representations of Nation, Culture, and the New Indian Girl (review)

pp. 87-89 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0095

Children’s Fiction 1765–1808. By John Carey; Margaret King Moore, Lady Mount Cashell; and Henry Brooke (review)

pp. 89-91 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0098

Alisa v Strane Chudes, v strane chudes Alisy. Iz istorii knigi (review)

pp. 91-92 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0101


pp. vi-99 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0087

Focus IBBY

pp. 93-98 | DOI: 10.1353/bkb.2012.0083

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