Deep Plunge Between the Lines: Fear
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Deep Plunge Between the Lines: Fear

The experience of fear is familiar to everyone, but for young people fear has a number of special dimensions that are absent from adult perception. “Don’t be afraid” is a mantra children hear in various circumstances, yet fears are an integral part of every childhood. Ransom Riggs’ Miss Pergrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Jacob Portman, … Continue reading

Exploring Girl Power in Multicultural Graphic Novels
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Exploring Girl Power in Multicultural Graphic Novels

This project was completed as part of course requirements for EDCI 5404: Multicultural Children’s Literature.  Below you’ll find a collection of graphic novels featuring diverse female protagonists. From an abolitionist to a superhero, these characters are not just about girl power;  they also represent the audacity of spirit, the courage of souls, and the humanity … Continue reading