The subject of Children’s Literature affects everyone. We are told that reading books about being kind or not being a bully will help us to be kind and not be a bully. However, there are numerous childrens’ books condoning every vice known to man. And, those are supposed to leave children unscathed.

Perhaps we need to start looking BETWEEN THE COVERS.

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Between the Covers

  • What were children reading in 1900?
  • What’s a “controlled” vocabulary?
  • What do reading levels really mean?
  • Is profanity used in young adult books?
  • What are books for “reluctant readers?”
  • What are adult books for teens?
  • How are books used to create youth activists?
  • What is censorship and who are the censors?
  • How is Christianity portrayed in children’s books?
  • Are book descriptions and reviews reliable?

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