Crosscurrents of Children's Literature: An Anthology of Texts and Criticism, edited by J. D. Stahl, Elizabeth Lennox Keyser, and Tina L. Hanlon

published by Oxford University Press, 2006



Crosscurrents is a thematic anthology that combines important critical essays with carefully selected primary texts of children's literature. The anthology is divided into eight parts, each of which addresses a central issue in children's literature studies. The text is designed for undergraduate and graduate courses in children's literature, and can be used in a variety of ways. See Table of Contents and other details at Oxford UP web site.

Resources for Study and Teaching

Teaching Resources: Sample Syllabi

Author and Illustrator Links

Oral Tradition Links

Guide to Appalachian Folklore and Literature in Crosscurrents

Additional Links/Professional Resources (Children's Literature Association Links)

Pictures in Facebook (authors, editors, illustrations)

Cover art: Invitation au rêve, by A. Martins de Barros

Contact Tina L. Hanlon with questions or comments on this site.

Updated: August 16, 2010