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Book review of Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks: Outsiders in Chicanx and Latinx Young Adult Literature. Eds Trevor Boffone and Cristina Herrera
Educate in equality and diversity through children’s and youth literature. Micro-study on the categories of gender, ethnicity and age in three North American works The school library presents a good opportunity to educate students as informed young readers on issues of gender equality, the concept of ethnicity and attitudes towards age, creating a...
This study explores literal and metaphorical narrations of age by looking closely at two picturebooks published at the turn of the twenty-first century. The evolutionary Western understanding of the child, childhood and children’s literature is briefly periodized as a tension between pragmatic and philosophical concerns. Representations of age are...
Anderson-Faithful presents a keenly researched chronicle of Mary Sumner (1828-1921), the founder and president of the Winchester diocesan organisation, Mothers’ Union. Prefaced by a timeline, the book’s eight chapters are divided into three sections followed by supplemental tables and appendices. Photos are also included, interspersed among the dif...
RP-SIG: Developments and Plans 2 Members’ News 4 New Members 5 Bernese Reading Primers From the 17th to the 19th Century 8 Latgalian Primers (1768-2018), Part 1 22 Sabine Reh, Denise Wilde (Hrsg.): Die Materialiät des Lesen- und Schrei- benlernens. Bad Heilbrunn: Klinkhardt 2016 (Review) 29 Linguistic Continuity in Group Labeling (Commentary) 31 G...