Table of Contents

Essays on Louise Fitzhugh’s Harriet the Spy


Harriet and Realism, by Kristin Kopania

Age, Genderqueerness, and Realism in Harriet the Spy, by Tori Willard

The Reception of Harriet the Spy, by Shelby Neidigh

How We Read Harriet the Spy as Children’s Literature, by Samantha Scholl

Essays on Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island


Conflicting Readings and the Popularity of Treasure Island, by  Maura Beck

Beyond Constricted Preconceptions of Children’s Literature: Rereading Treasure Island, by Dan White

Essay on Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian


The Problems of Raising Awareness with Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sierra Milton

Essay on W.E.B. DuBois’ The Brownies’ Book


The Value in Brownies, by Michal Cohen

Essay on Salman Rushdie’s Haroun and the Sea of Stories


The Importance and Influence of Stories in Haroun and the Sea of Stories, by Lauren Faux

Essay on Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are


Sheltering Children from Wild Things, by Leonard Aronson

Essay on Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass


Growing Up, by David Foster

Photo Credits:

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian cover

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The Brownies’ Book first issue cover                                    

Harriet the Spy cover            

Haroun and the Sea of Stories cover                   

Treasure Island cover                 

Where the Wild Things Are cover