One hundred years of children's books in America : decade by decade / Marjorie N. Allen ; foreword by Jane Yolen

Author(s): Allen, Marjorie N
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Subjects: Children's literature, American--History and criticism
Children's literature, American--Bibliography
Children--United States--Books and reading
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Facts On File, c1996
LC Classification: P, PS
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Foreword: The Facts and Fictions of Peter Rabbit / Jane Yolen
Introduction: Patterns in History
1. Emerging Motifs - 19th Century 1
2. The Evolution - 1900-1919 23
3. The Common Folk - 1920-1929 49
4. The "Pollyanna" Syndrome - 1930-1939 73
5. Bombs, Babies, and Margaret Wise Brown - 1940-1949 101
6. Weaving the Golden Web - 1950-1959 129
7. Ending the Status Quo - 1960-1969 161
8. Riding the Crest - 1970-1979 205
9. Why Can't Johnny Write? - 1980-1989 255
10. Whole Language and the Whole Child - 1990-1995 293
Appendix A. Children's Literature Collections: Universities, Colleges, and Libraries 325
Appendix B. Newbery and Caldecott Awards: Chronological List of Winners and Runners-up 329
Appendix C. Bibliography: Preschool/Nursery, Kindergarten/Lower Elementary, Middle Elementary, Upper Elementary, Young Adult 361
Research Bibliography 397
Index 403
Notes: LCCN: 95034104
ISBN: 0816030448 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xxvi, 420 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 32855626
ISBN/ISSN: 0816030448

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