By Katharine Capshaw Smith

"This readable and informative account... increases matters concerning the political and social purpose of all children’s literature. Essential." ―Choice

During the recent Negro Renaissance, African American children’s literature turned an important medium during which a disparate neighborhood cast bonds of cultural, financial, and aesthetic team spirit. utilising interdisciplinary serious thoughts, together with social, academic, and publishing historical past, canon-formation thought, and large archival examine, Children’s Literature of the Harlem Renaissance analyzes adolescence as a website of rising black cultural nationalism. It explores the period’s full of life alternate concerning the nature and identification of black early life and uncovers the networks of African american citizens who labored jointly to transmit black background and tradition to a brand new generation.

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