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Thursday, 27 December

84. Children and Political Activism

5:15–6:30 p.m., Skyway Suite 260, Hyatt Regency

Program arranged by the Division on Children’s Literature

Presiding: Christopher William McGee, Longwood Univ.; Jennifer M. Miskec, Christopher Newport Univ.

1. “The Hogarth Press Calls Young Students to Action: Kathleen Innes’s The Story of the League of Nations, Told for Young People,” Ellen Carillo, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

2. “Social Justice, Exploitation, and Environmentalism in Chicano/a Young-Adult Literature,” J. A. Montano, Hope Coll.

3. “Gay-Straight Alliances as Political Action in Contemporary Young-Adult Literature,” Laurie Lynn Barth Walczak, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

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