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  Volume 51, Number 4, October 2013

Table of Contents


pp. v-vi

Feature Articles

Death and the Empathic Embrace in Four Contemporary Picture Books

pp. 1-10

Picturing Difference: Three Recent Picture Books Portray the Black Nova Scotian Community

pp. 11-20

Images of Ethnicity, Nationality, and Class Struggle in Communist Albanian Children's Literature and Media

pp. 21-28

Exploring the Text/Image Wilderness: Ironic Visual Perspective and Critical Thinking in George O'Connor's Graphic Novel Journey into Mohawk Country

pp. 29-24

Teacher Authored Supplementary Reading Materials in South Africa

pp. 35-46

Immigrants and Immigration in Portuguese Children's Literature

pp. 47-55

Children and Their Books

The School as Mediator when Constituting the Family of Readers

pp. 57-62

Wadadli Pen and Young Writers in the Caribbean

pp. 63-67

The Challenge: A Reader-Centered Programme for Young Adults in Vocational Colleges

pp. 68-73


The IBBY Documentation Centre of Books for Disabled Young People: A Short Overview

pp. 74-78

"To Hand out the Stars": Jane Langton's Fiction for Children

pp. 79-82

Setting up a Research Collection (With No Budget)

pp. 83-85

Reviews of Secondary Literature

Child-Sized History: Fictions of the Past in U.S. Classrooms by Sara Schwebel (review)

pp. 86-88

Suspended Animation: Children's Picture Books and the Fairy Tale of Modernity by Nathalie op de Beeck (review)

pp. 88-91

De Tintin au Congo à Odilon Verjus: le missionnaire, héros de la BD Belge [Tintin from Congo to Odilon Verjus: the Missionary, Hero of the Belgian comics] by Philippe Delisle (review)

pp. 91-92

Bande dessinée franco-belge et imaginaire colonial : des années 1930 aux années 1980 [Franco-Belgian Comics and Colonial Imagination: From the 1930s to the 1980s] by Philippe Delisle (review)

pp. 92-93

The Nation in Children's Literature: Nations of Childhood ed. by Christopher (Kit) Kelen and Bjorn Sundmark (review)

pp. 93-95

Children's Literature and British Identity: Imagining a People and a Nation by Rebecca Knuth (review)

pp. 95-97

Playing with Picturebooks: Postmodernism and the Postmodernesque by Cherie Allan (review)

pp. 97-99

Les Enfants de Mussolini : littérature, livres, lectures d'enfance et de jeunesse sous le fascisme : de la Grande Guerre à la chute du régime [Mussolini's Children: literature, books, childhood and teenage years' readings under Fascism: from the Great War to the fall of the regime] by Mariella Colin (review)

pp. 99-101


pp. iv-116

IYL News: Joke van Leeuwen Wins the First James Krüss Award

pp. 102-104

Focus IBBY

pp. 105-115

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