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Module Reading List

Children's Literature in Education, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Lucy Taylor
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Core texts: 

Coats, K (2018) The Bloomsbury Introduction to Children’s and Young Adult Literature, Bloomsbury  OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (afp 18/09/2019)  

Chapters 1, 5, 10, 11


The owl who was afraid of the dark by Jill Tomlinson, Egmont (not the abridged picture book version)   

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White   

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett  

Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian   

Northern Lights by Philip Pullman   

Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve    

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas  

Module readings:

Barrs and Cork (2001) The Reader in the Writer, CLPE

Bullen E and Parsons E (2007) Dystopian Visions of Global Capitalism: Philip Reeve’s Mortal Engines and M.T Anderson’s Feed, Children’s Literature in Education 38:2

Coats, K (2018) The Bloomsbury Introduction to Children’s and Young Adult Literature, Bloomsbury    

Collins and Safford (2008) The right book to the right child at the right time, Changing English, 15

Cremin, T. (2015) Teaching English Creatively, Routledge 

Cunningham, H The Invention of Childhood (2006)

Daly and Limbrick eds (2018) Children’s Literature in a Multiliterate World UCL IOE Press

Gamble, N and Yates, S (2008) Exploring Children’s Literature, Sage

Grainger, T. ed. (2004) The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Language and Literacy Routledge

Giovanelli, M. and Mason, J. (2017) What do you think? Let me tell you: Discourse about texts and the literature classroom, Changing English, 24:3

Grenby, M.O. (2008) Children’s Literature, Edinburgh University Press

Grenby, M. O. (2009) The Cambridge Companion to Children’s Literature

Hahn, D (2015) The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

Hermansson C. and Zepernik J. eds. (2019) The Palgrave Handbook of Children's Film and Television

Lysaker, J and Sedberry, T. (2015)  Reading difference: picture book retellings as contexts for exploring personal meanings of race and culture Literacy 49:2

Maybin and Watson eds (2009) Children’s Literature: Approaches and Territories, Open University    

Mackey, M (2016) One Child Reading, University of Alberta Press  

Montgomery and Watson eds. (2009) Children’s Literature, Classic Texts and Contemporary Trends, The Open University   

Meek, M (1988) How Texts Teach What Readers Learn Thimble Press

Nikolajeva, M (2010) Literacy, Competence and meaning making: a human sciences approach, Cambridge Journal of Education 40:2

Nikolajeva, M (2013) ‘Did you feel as if you hated people?’ Emotional Literacy through Fiction, New Review of Children’s Literature and Librarianship, 19:2

Pescosolido et al (1997) Culture and conflict: The portrayal of blacks in U.S. children's picture books through the mid-and late-twentieth century American Sociological Review, 62:3

Serafini and Coles, (2015) Humour in Children’s Picture Books, The Reading Teacher, 05/2015, Volume 68, Issue 8

Serafini and Reid (2019) Crossing boundaries: Exploring Metaleptic Transgressions in Contemporary Picturebooks, Children’s Literature in Education

Sipe, L.R and Pantaleo, S. (2008) Postmodern Picturebooks: Play, Parody and Self-referentiality, Routledge

Smith, M.J. & Moruzi, K. (2018) Vampires and Witches go to School, Children’s Literature in Education (2018) 49: 6.

Taylor, L and Bulman, J (2019) Children's Literature on Screen: Developing a Model of Literacy Assets, in Hermansson C. and Zepernik J. eds. The Palgrave Handbook of Children's Film and Television

Wolf et al. (2010) Handbook of Research in Children’s and Young Adult Literature, Routledge

This list was last updated on 05/01/2022