Suzi Wackerbarth’s “In a Nutshell: Bechtel Scholar Studies Chapbooks, Sendak”
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Suzi Wackerbarth’s “In a Nutshell: Bechtel Scholar Studies Chapbooks, Sendak”

Suzi Wackerbarth is a children’s librarian at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Downtown and Business. She was formerly a children’s librarian and cataloger at Northland Public Library in the North Hills of Pittsburgh. She participated in the Bechtel Fellowship in May 2013. The following is an excerpt from her essay,  “In a Nutshell: Bechtel Scholar Studies Chapbooks, Sendak”: “And they lived … Continue reading

Constructing the Island of the Blue Dolphins’ Archive: A talk by Dr. Sara Schwebel
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Constructing the Island of the Blue Dolphins’ Archive: A talk by Dr. Sara Schwebel

Schwebel will discuss her most current project, a digital archive of materials related to Scott O’Dell’s Newbery award-winning children’s book Island of the Blue Dolphins, and how it relates to nature, historical narratives, and colonialism. The archive will be released in 2016 alongside the first-ever critical edition ofIsland of the Blue Dolphins. This event is … Continue reading

CCSG’s Young Adult Reading Group (YARG) Spring 2015 Schedule
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CCSG’s Young Adult Reading Group (YARG) Spring 2015 Schedule

The Children’s Culture Study Group (CCSG) is a graduate student-run organization at the University of Florida dedicated to the study of children’s literature and culture. Consisting of both faculty and students, the CCSG provides the unique opportunity to examine the children’s literature collection located in the Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature in the Department … Continue reading

Children and Borders
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Children and Borders

NEW BOOK PUBLICATION, OUT NOW: Children and Borders (Palgrave Macmillan) Edited by Spyros Spyrou and Miranda Christou This edited collection brings together scholars whose work explores the entangled relationship between children and borders with richly-documented ethnographic studies from around the world. The book provides a penetrating account of how borders affect children’s lives and how … Continue reading

CCSG’s Young Adult Reading Group (YARG) Schedule is Out Now
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CCSG’s Young Adult Reading Group (YARG) Schedule is Out Now

          The Children’s Culture Study Group (CCSG) is a graduate student-run organization at the University of Florida dedicated to the study of children’s literature and culture. Consisting of both faculty and students, the CCSG provides the unique opportunity to examine the children’s literature collection located in the Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature … Continue reading