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  Volume 38, Number 4, Winter 2013

Table of Contents



pp. 377-378


“And stay, a minute more, alone”: Time and Subjectivities in Gwendolyn Brooks’s Bronzeville Boys and Girls

pp. 379-398

“A Fine Old Tale of Adventure”: Beowulf Told to the Children of the English Race, 1898–1908

pp. 399-419

Banish the Books: Horatio Alger, Jr., the Censors, the Libraries, and the Readers, 1870–1910

pp. 420-434

Sink or Swim?: Revising Ophelia in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction

pp. 435-448

Forum: Manifestos from the 2013 Children’s Literature Association Conference


p. 449

Risky Business: Talking about Children in Children’s Literature Criticism

pp. 450-457

Toys Are Good for Us: Why We Should Embrace the Historical Integration of Children’s Literature, Material Culture, and Play

pp. 458-463

Beyond Periodization: Children’s Literature, Genre, and Remediating Literary History

pp. 464-469

Taking Children’s Literature Scholarship to the Public

pp. 470-475

Books Received

p. 476

Book Reviews

Slavery in American Children’s Literature, 1790–2010 by Paula Connolly (review)

pp. 477-480

The Melted Refrigerator: Comedy and Combat in the Life of a Woman by Francelia Butler (review)

pp. 481-482

Textual Transformations in Children’s Literature: Adaptations, Translations, Reconsiderations ed. by Benjamin Lefebvre (review)

pp. 482-485

Children’s Literature and Social Change: Some Case Studies from Barbara Hofland to Philip Pullman by Dennis Butts (review)

pp. 485-487

Under the North Light: The Life and Work of Maud and Miska Petersham by Lawrence Webster (review)

pp. 487-489

Imaginary Citizens: Child Readers and the Limits of American Independence, 1640–1868 by Courtney Weikle-Mills (review)

pp. 489-492

Landscape in Children’s Literature by Jane Suzanne Carroll (review)

pp. 492-494

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