Censored books II : critical viewpoints, 1985-2000 / edited by Nicholas J. Karolides

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Subjects: American literature--History and criticism
Censorship--United States
Young adult literature, American--History and criticism
Children's literature, American--History and criticism
Young adult literature, American--Study and teaching
Children's literature, American--Study and teaching
American literature--Study and teaching
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xx, 480 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Nat Hentoff
Introduction / Nicholas J. Karolides
1. Banned by Neglect: Tom Sawyer, Teaching the Conflicts / Tim Hirsch
2. Growing up with the Alice Series by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor / Katherine T. Buchner, M. Lee Manning
3. Facing Intolerance: All-American Boys by Frank Mosca / Sharon M. Scapple
4. Always Running from the Real Issues: Why Kids Should Read about Gangs and Drugs / Peter E. Morgan
5. The Amazing Bone: Any Book Can Offend Someone / Jane Smiley
6. Stock Phrases for All Occasions: The Lessons of As I Lay Dying / Brian Fitch
7. Censors "Who Like to Watch" Curricula: Jerzy Kosinski and the Banning of Being There / Dave Wood
8. Un-Beloved? / Marshall B. Toman
9. Censorship and Bless Me, Ultima: A Journey through Fear to Understanding / Linda Varvel
10. Protecting Them from What? In Praise of Blubber / Faith Sullivan
11. The Portrayal of Sexuality in Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye / Steven R. Luebke
12. In Defense of The Boy Who Lost His Face / Jeanne M. McGlinn
13. Bridge to Terabithia Too Good to Miss / Karen Hirsch
14. Stephen King's Cases against Child Abuse: Carrie and The Shining / Susan M. Kelley
15. Defending Ayla: Two Novels about Being Different / Mary Phillips Manke
16. In Defense of Crazy Lady / Carolyn Reeder
17. Keep Cujo Unleashed / John R. Woznicki
18. Examining the Power of Courses, Hexes & Spells / Nicholas R. Karolides
19. Defending Children's Schooltime Reading: Daddy's Roommate and Heather's Mommies / Patrick Finnessy
20. A Defense of A Day No Pigs Would Die / Jim Mulvey
21. The Drowning of Stephan Jones by Bette Greene / Carolyn Meyer
22. The Invisible Adolescent: Robert Cormier's Fade / Joyce Sweeney
23. Defending Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers: Framing - Not Taming - Controversy / Beth Murray
24. Lois Lowry's The Giver / Avi
25. Goosebumps by R. L. Stine / Sandra Soares, Julia Tiede
26. In Defense of Gilly / Connie Russell
27. Things Fade and Alternatives Exclude: Truth and Myth in John Gardner's Grendel / Lynda Durrant
28. Communicating Pleasure: Halloween ABC by Eve Merriam / Judith Volc
29. Called to Be a Handmaid: Defending Margaret Atwood / Ruth Wood
30. Defending Harry Potter / Elizabeth A. Poe
31. The Headless Cupid by Zilpha Keatley Snyder / Susan Koosmann
32. In Defense of Cupid / Zilpha Keatley Snyder
33. Isabel Allende's The House of the Spirits / Cecilia Bustamante-Marre
34. Rationale for How to Eat Fried Worms / Lisa A. Spiegel
35. Journey to Understanding: Defending I Am the Cheese / Kristine M. Bjerk
36. In the Spirit of Crazy Horse: Censorship and the FBI-AIM Wars of the 1970s / Maggi Kramm
37. Sexual Development: Letting Kids Know It's Perfectly Normal / Nancy Bayne
38. Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach / Bill Brittain
39. Julie-Miyax: The Emergence of Dual Identity in Julie of the Wolves and Julie / Anne Sherrill
40. Kaffir Boy: A Rationale / Deborah Brown
41. In Defense of Killing Mr. Griffin / Susanne L. Johnston
42. Harry Mazer's The Last Mission, and More / Ken Donelson
43. Afraid of the Dark: Censorship, Ray Bradbury, and The Martian Chronicles / Michael Angelotti
44. My Brother Sam Is Dead: Embracing the Contradictions and Uncertainties of Life and War / Kathy G. Short
45. Censored: An Author's Perspective / Christopher Collier
46. Literature, History, and Social Value: In Defense of Native Son / Nellie Y. McKay, Dave Junker
47. Sweet Dreams: In Support of Nightmares / Margaret Yatsevitch Phinney
48. The Pigman's Story: Teaching Paul Zindel in the 21st Century / Grant T. Smith
49. Keeping Their Parents Happy: Roald Dahl's Revolving Rhymes / David Furniss
50. Running with, Not from, Running Loose / Chris Crowe
51. Conquering Our Fears: Alvin Schwartz's Scary Stories Series / Caroline G. Majak
52. Will McBride's Show Me! / Marc Talbert
53. Not So Loathsome After All: In Defense of Hastings and Wijngaard's Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady / Scot Smith
54. Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon: An African American Epic / Suzanne Elizabeth Reid
55. Clorox Dishes and Hide the Books: A Defense of Snow Falling on Cedars / Jenny Brantley
56. Defending The Stupids / Gaile Munde
57. Bette Greene's Summer of My German Soldier: The War within the Human Heart / Rosalie Benoit Weaver
58. Judy Blume's Tiger Eyes: A Perspective on Fear and Death / Charles R. Duke
59. Sex, Swearing, and Sacrilege: A Rationale for Vision Quest / Wendy J. Glenn
60. The Avenger Strikes Again; We All Fall Down / John S. Simmons
61. Understanding Sexuality Education: Two Books by Lynda Madaras / Faye J. Perkins
62. The Subversive Quality of Respect: In Defense of The Witches / Amanda Bergson-Shilcock
63. Breaking the Rules: A Defense of A Wrinkle in Time / Susannah Sheffer
64. Yellow Raft in Blue Water / Minfong Ho
Index of Authors and Titles
About the Contributors
Alternate Titles: Censored books 2
Censored books two
Additional Authors: Karolides, Nicholas J
Notes: LCCN: 2001045871
ISBN: 0810841479 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 47844759
ISBN/ISSN: 0810841479