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Audacious Kids: Coming of Age in America's Classic Children's Books Everyone has an opinion Now often called the Golden Age of Children s Books, the years stretching from the Civil War to World War I were a remarkable epoch in juvenile literature, an era when the best authors on both sides of the Atlantic writers such as Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, Rudyard Kipling, and Charles Dickens wrote some of their finest work primarily for children It was an era in America that produced such timeless childhood classics as Little Women, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Wizard of Oz, The Secret Garden, Tarzan of the Apes, and Hans Brinker books that remain an essential part of mainstream children s literature even to this day Now, in Audacious Kids, Jerry Griswold provides a groundbreaking study of twelve of these classic American children s tales, including not only the works mentioned above, but also such time honored stories as Huckleberry Finn, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Little Lord Fauntleroy, and Pollyanna Griswold offers many intriguing insights into these works For instance, he explains why the Wicked Witch is angry at Dorothy for filling her shoes , how Huck Finn wishes to slay his father, and how Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a precursor of Lolita His most remarkable insight is that, at bottom, these twelve books all tell essentially the same story of a child who is orphaned, makes a journey, is adopted by harassing adults, triumphs over them, and comes into his or her own Griswold also reveals that these tales emphasize certain motifs that are especially American, such as positive thinking, concern with health, and the concealment of sex and violence, and he shows how these secular parables replaced religion with psychology and preached gospels of emotional self control and optimism When people are asked to name their favorite books, an astonishing number mention children s books Grahame Greene once offered a reason for this It is only in childhood that books have any deep influence on our lives, Greene wrote What do we ever get nowadays from reading to equal the excitement and the revelation of those first fourteen years In Audacious Kids, Jerry Griswold provides the first book length study of the great classics of American children s literature, a genre that has had a lasting impact on our lives ☉ [PDF / Epub] ☆ Book Lover By Jennifer Kaufman ❤ – 9facts.co.uk the years stretching from the Civil War to World War I were a remarkable epoch in juvenile literature ❮Epub❯ ➣ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector ➢ Author Delores Fossen – 9facts.co.uk an era when the best authors on both sides of the Atlantic writers such as Mark Twain [BOOKS] ⚣ Kholodovs Last Mistress Author Kate Hewitt – 9facts.co.uk Louisa May Alcott ➿ Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) Gratuit ➶ Auteur Carole Mortimer – 9facts.co.uk Rudyard Kipling ❮Read❯ ➪ If the Stiletto Fits... Author Wendy Etherington – 9facts.co.uk and Charles Dickens wrote some of their finest work primarily for children It was an era in America that produced such timeless childhood classics as Little Women [PDF] ✑ What Phoebe Wants (Harlequin Flipside, By Cindi Myers – 9facts.co.uk The Adventures of Tom Sawyer [Download] ➵ Ruthlessly Royal (Self-Made Millionaires Author Robyn Donald – 9facts.co.uk The Wizard of Oz [PDF] ✍ An Amish Family Christmas ✸ Marta Perry – 9facts.co.uk The Secret Garden ❰Read❯ ➭ Interrupted Lullaby Author Dana R. Lynn – 9facts.co.uk Tarzan of the Apes [EPUB] ✷ Gift-Wrapped Governess By Sophia James – 9facts.co.uk and Hans Brinker books that remain an essential part of mainstream children s literature even to this day Now [Read] ➬ Vows of Revenge ➵ Dani Collins – 9facts.co.uk in Audacious Kids ❰Read❯ ➵ Not a Fairy Tale Author Romy Sommer – 9facts.co.uk Jerry Griswold provides a groundbreaking study of twelve of these classic American children s tales [PDF / Epub] ✅ The Midwife and the Single Dad By Gill Sanderson – 9facts.co.uk including not only the works mentioned above [Reading] ➷ Small-Town Billionaire ➭ Renee Andrews – 9facts.co.uk but also such time honored stories as Huckleberry Finn ❰Read❯ ➲ A Convenient Marriage Author Maggie Cox – 9facts.co.uk Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm ➵ [Read] ➱ A French Pirouette By Jennifer Bohnet ➿ – 9facts.co.uk Little Lord Fauntleroy [EPUB] ✻ The Doctors Courageous Bride Author Dianne Drake – 9facts.co.uk and Pollyanna Griswold offers many intriguing insights into these works For instance ➳ [Reading] ➶ The Demure Miss Manning By Amanda McCabe ➩ – 9facts.co.uk he explains why the Wicked Witch is angry at Dorothy for filling her shoes ➹ [Read] ➵ Her Christmas Guardian Protective Instincts By Shirlee McCoy ➼ – 9facts.co.uk how Huck Finn wishes to slay his father ❰PDF / Epub❯ ☃ The Singalong Society for Singletons Author Katey Lovell – 9facts.co.uk and how Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a precursor of Lolita His most remarkable insight is that ❰Read❯ ➲ The Bodyguard Author Rhonda Nelson – 9facts.co.uk at bottom ☄ [PDF / Epub] ☃ A Doctor for the Nanny By Leigh Bale ✓ – 9facts.co.uk these twelve books all tell essentially the same story of a child who is orphaned [PDF] ✪ Sex, Lies and Designer Shoes By Kimberly Van Meter – 9facts.co.uk makes a journey ❧ Cinderella And The Ceo free download ➛ Author Susan Meier – 9facts.co.uk is adopted by harassing adults ❴BOOKS❵ ✬ The Single Dads Marriage Wish Author Carol Marinelli – 9facts.co.uk triumphs over them ❴KINDLE❵ ✿ Savage Courtship (Harlequin Presents, No 1744) Author Susan Napier – 9facts.co.uk and comes into his or her own Griswold also reveals that these tales emphasize certain motifs that are especially American ➥ [Epub] ➟ The Deserving Mistress By Carole Mortimer ➯ – 9facts.co.uk such as positive thinking ➶ [Reading] ➸ Pierre By Primula Bond ➫ – 9facts.co.uk concern with health [PDF / Epub] ☉ The Golden Locket (Unbreakable Trilogy, ❤ Primula Bond – 9facts.co.uk and the concealment of sex and violence ❮Read❯ ➲ The Marriage of Inconvenience Author Nina Singh – 9facts.co.uk and he shows how these secular parables replaced religion with psychology and preached gospels of emotional self control and optimism When people are asked to name their favorite books [EPUB] ✻ Tycoons Delicious Debt ❀ Susanna Carr – 9facts.co.uk an astonishing number mention children s books Grahame Greene once offered a reason for this It is only in childhood that books have any deep influence on our lives ➳ [Reading] ➶ Possessed by the Fallen (Horsemen, By Sharon Ashwood ➩ – 9facts.co.uk Greene wrote What do we ever get nowadays from reading to equal the excitement and the revelation of those first fourteen years In Audacious Kids ➹ [Download] ➵ A Wager for the Widow By Elisabeth Hobbes ➼ – 9facts.co.uk Jerry Griswold provides the first book length study of the great classics of American children s literature [Epub] ➞ Through a Magnolia Filter (Fitzgerald House, By Nan Dixon – 9facts.co.uk a genre that has had a lasting impact on our lives


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