523: Editing and Engineering Children’s Literature

1:45 PM–3:00 PM Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Michigan 1C

Session Information


1: ‘When Shall I Wake?’: Uncanny Repetition and Female Alienation in Episodic Depictions of Childhood

Alice Martin, New York U

2: Katharine White, Anne Carroll Moore, and the ‘Good’ Children’s Book: The Correlation of Early-Twentieth-Century Book Reviews to Newbery (and Market) Trends

Abbie Ventura, U of Tennessee, Chattanooga

3: Becoming Young Adult: American Culture, Teenagers, and YA Literature in the Twentieth Century

Paige Gray, Fort Lewis C

4: Committed to Representation: How Lee and Low Books Tackle the Diversity Gap in Children’s Literature

DeAnza Williams, U of Illinois, Urbana


Ramona Caponegro, Eastern Michigan U