Children's Literature 414 (Fall 2016)
- Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle in Time (1963)
- William Alexander, Ambassador (2014)
- Tamora Pierce, Alanna: the First Adventure (1983)
- Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, The Conch Bearer (2003)
- Barry Deutsch, Hereville (2011)
- Mohanraj, Mary Anne "Mary Anne Mohanraj Gets You Up to Speed, Part I." Whatever 2009, http://whatever.scalzi.com/2009/03/12/mary-ann-mohanraj-gets-you-up-to-speed-part-i/.
- Mohanraj, Mary Anne "Mary Anne Mohanraj Gets You Up to Speed, Part II." Whatever 2009, http://whatever.scalzi.com/2009/03/13/mary-ann-mohanraj-gets-you-up-to-speed-part-ii/.
- Laurence Yep, Dragon of the Lost Sea (1982)
- Diana Wynne Jones, Dark Lord of Derkholm (1998)
- Noelle Stevenson, Nimona (2015)
- Russell, David L., "The Comic Spirit and Cosmic Order in Children's Literature." Children's Literature Association Quarterly vol. 15, no. 3, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990, pp. 117-119.
- Philippa Pearce, Tom's Midnight Garden (1959)
- Mary Norton, The Borrowers (1953)
- Daniel José Older, Shadowshaper (2015)
- Kohl, Herbert "Should We Burn Babar: Questioning Power in Children's Literature." Should We Burn Babar 1995, pp. 3-29.
- Monica Hughes, The Game (previously Invitation to the Game) (1990)
- Lois Lowry, The Giver (1993)
- Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu, The Shadow Speaker (2007)
- Ambelin Kwaymullina,The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf (2014)
- Nodelman, Perry "Out There in Children's Science Fiction: Forward into the Past." Science Fiction Studies JSTOR, 1985, pp. 285-296.
- Robert C. O'Brien, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH (1971)
- Nancy Farmer, The House of the Scorpion (2002)
- Nancy Werlin, Double Helix (2004)
- Gerlach, Neil, and Sheryl N. Hamilton "Introduction: A history of social science fiction." Science Fiction Studies vol. 30, no. 2, Depauw University-Science Fiction Studies, 2003, pp. 161-173.
- Margaret Mahy, The Changeover (1984)
- Cassandra Clare City of Bones (2007)
- Alaya Dawn Johnson, The Summer Prince (2013)
- Aubrey, Jennifer Stevens, et al "The romanticization of abstinence: Fan response to sexual restraint in the Twilight series." Transformative Works and Cultures vol. 5, 2010.
- Robert A. Heinlein, Podkayne of Mars, Her Life and Times (1963)
- Adam Rex, The True Meaning of Smekday (2007)
- Corinne Duyvis, On the Edge of Gone (2016)
- Mendlesohn, Farah "Is There Any Such Thing as Children's Science Fiction?: A Position Piece." The Lion and the Unicorn vol. 28, no. 2, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004, pp. 284-313.
- Robin McKinley, Beauty (1978)
- Donna Jo Napoli, Breath (2003)
- Joseph Bruchac, Killer of Enemies (2013)
- Sullivan III, CW "Narrative Expectations: The Folklore Connection." Children's Literature Association Quarterly vol. 15, no. 2, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990, pp. 52-55.
November 11: Veteran's Day holiday
- Neil Gaiman, Coraline (2002)
- Jill Thompson, Magic Trixie (2008)
- Dia Reeves, Bleeding Violet (2010)
- Catherine Jinks, Living Hell (2010)
- Reynolds, Kimberley "Frightening Fiction: Beyond Horror." New Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship vol. 11, no. 2, 2005, pp. 151-161, doi:10.1080/13614540500324146.
November 25: Thanksgiving holiday
- Ysabeau Wilce Flora Segunda (2007)
- Guadalupe Garcia McCall Summer of the Mariposas (2012)
- Sarah Zettel Dust Girl (2012)
- Bradford, Clare "Postcolonial." Keywords for Childrens Literature. Ed. Philip Nel and Lissa Paul. NYU 2011. 177-81.
Readings (draft list):
- Your assigned series
- Schmidt, Gary D "'So here, my dears, is a new Oz story': The Deep Structure of a Series." Children's Literature Association Quarterly vol. 14, no. 4, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989, pp. 163-165.
- Arnold Lobel Mouse Soup (1977)
- Rubert Munsch Paper Bag Princess (1980)
- Chris Raschka Arlene Sardine (1998)
- Doreen Cronin Click Clack Moo (2000)
- Emily Gravett Orange Pear Apple Bear (2007)
- Christopher Myers Jabberwocky (2007)
- Ben Hatke Zita the Spacegirl (2011)
- G. Willow Wilson Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal (2014)
- Cashore, Kristin "Humor, simplicity, and experimentation in the picture books of Jon Agee." Children's Literature in Education vol. 34, no. 2, Springer, 2003, pp. 147-181.
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