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,…

Deep Plunge Between the Lines: Fear

Deep Plunge is a definitive commentary on key aspects of children’s and adolescent literature. Offered freely by Vernon the Reading Primate for the betterment of all reading primates everywhere, it reveals invaluable insights into how books work and why you should read them. The experience of fear is familiar to everyone, but for young people…