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Tales for Little Rebels

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Not all children’s books are as innocent or neutral as one might think. We talk about the politics behind children’s literature, from socialist messages to political activism. Editor Julia Mickenberg and contributors Charlotte Pomerantz and Joe Molner talk about their anthology of radical children’s literature, Tales for Little Rebels.

Event:
Julia Mickenberg, Phil Nel, Charlotte Pomerantz and Joe Molner will be reading
Saturday 12/20 at noon
Bluestockings Books
172 Allen Street between Stanton and Rivington

Guests:

Julia Mickenberg, Joe Molner and Charlotte Pomerantz

Comments [1]

richard franck from riverside, ct

One of the childrens' book authors, in discussing "dropping cats on indonesia" and the DDT/malaria problem pointed out that malaria deaths had not decreased significantly from 1970-2008. Of course, the world population has doubled since 1970, so without real progress in dealing with malaria since 1970, one would expect malaria deaths to have doubled as well.

Dec. 19 2008 08:21 AM

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