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  Volume 42, 2014

Table of Contents

From the Editor

pp. vii-x

Articles and Varia

Limitations as Possibilities: Uri Orlev’s Holocaust Narratives for Children and Young Adults

pp. 1-19

Dark Avunculate: Shame, Animality, and Queer Development in Oscar Wilde’s “The Star-Child”

pp. 20-41

“When the Cup Has Been Drained”: Addiction and Recovery in The Wind in the Willows

pp. 42-70

Was the Cat in the Hat Black?: Exploring Dr. Seuss’s Racial Imagination

pp. 71-98

Girl in the Attic

pp. 99-107

A Fairy Tale of American Progress: Frances Hodgson Burnett’s Two Little Pilgrims at the World’s Fair

pp. 108-135

Spirits from Another Realm, Activists in Their Own Right: The Figure of the Yankton/Romantic Child in Zitkala-Ša’s Work

pp. 136-168

“Bloom in the Moonshine”: Imagination as Liberation in Anne of Green Gables

pp. 169-196

Reading 9/11 from the American Revolution to US Annexation of the Moon: M. T. Anderson’s Feed and Octavian Nothing

pp. 197-223

Pedi-Files: Reading the Foot in Contemporary Illustrated Children’s Literature

pp. 224-245

“But It’s the Story We Like”—King Lear for Children: From Drama to Narrative

pp. 246-274


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

pp. 275-279

Little Women: An Annotated Edition by Louisa May Alcott ed. by Daniel Shealy, and: Marmee and Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother by Eve LaPlante, and: My Heart Is Boundless: Writings of Abigail May Alcott, Louisa’s Mother ed. by Eve LaPlante (review)

pp. 279-286

Suffer the Little Children: Uses of the Past in Jewish and African American Children’s Literature by Jodi Eichler-Levine (review)

pp. 286-292

Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children’s Literature by Philip Nel (review)

pp. 292-298

Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing by Leonard S. Marcus, and: Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work ed. by Leonard S. Marcus, and: Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation by Gregory Maguire (review)

pp. 299-304

Picturebooks: Beyond the Borders of Art, Narrative and Culture ed. by Evelyn Arizpe, Maureen Farrell, and Julie McAdam, and: Reading Visual Narratives: Image Analysis of Children’s Picture Books by Clare Painter, J. R. Martin and Len Unsworth (review)

pp. 305-315

Adapting Canonical Texts in Children’s Literature ed. by Anja Müller, and: Shakespeare for Young People: Productions, Versions and Adaptations by Abigail Rokison (review)

pp. 316-324

Unseasonable Youth: Modernism, Colonialism, and the Fiction of Development by Jed Esty, and: Children’s Literature, Popular Culture, and Robinson Crusoe by Andrew O’Malley (review)

pp. 325-331

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

pp. 331-334

Reading Like a Girl: Narrative Intimacy in Contemporary American Young Adult Literature by Sara K. Day (review)

pp. 335-340

Contributors and Editors

pp. 341-343

Award Applications

pp. 344-346

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