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695. Race, Girlhood, and Social Justice in Children's Literature

Sunday, 6 January, 10:15–11:30 a.m., Beacon A, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Children's Literature Association and the MLA Committee on the Literatures of People of Color in the United States and Canada

Presiding: Michelle Holley Martin, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia

1. "A Credit to Their People: Race and Resilient Rebirth in Ntozake Shange's Whitewash and Alma Flor Ada's My Name Is Maria Isabel," Ada McKenzie, Coll. of the Bahamas

2. "Battling for Opportunity: The Girl Soldiers of Shuttered Windows and Warriors Don't Cry," Sara Schwebel, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia

3. "Fired Up: Compromising Social Justice in the Figure of the Girl," Sarah Sahn, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

Responding: Kristen Proehl, Clemson Univ.


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Children's Literature

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