The Jane Addams Children’s Book Award: Honoring Children’s Literature for Peace and Social Justice since 1953

Literary essay

Susan C. Griffith

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Format: EPUB

Page count: 182 pages

File size: 1.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This volume looks at the life of activist Jane Addams and examines the books that have received an award bestowed in her name. ¬†An advocate for reforms in child labor, sanitation, and other issues, Addams and her accomplishments serve as a focal point of this study, which looks at how social justice has been represented in children’s literature over the last seven decades.