A literature of questions nonfiction for the critical child /
In A Literature of Questions, Joe Sutliff Sanders offers an innovative approach to children's nonfiction that goes beyond an assessment of a work's veracity to develop a book's equivocation as a basis for interpretation. Addressing how such writing is either vulnerable or resistant to...
|Main Author:||Sanders, Joe Sutliff,|
Minneapolis, MN :
University of Minnesota Press,
274 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
- Introduction : the literary study of children's nonfiction
- Beyond authority : questioning the literature of facts
- Voice and the seamless narrative of knowledge
- Nonfiction's unfinished characters : the people who are wrong, flawed, and incomplete
- Inquiry at and in the margins : how peritexts encourage critical reading
- Seeing photographs : breaking the authority of nonfiction's favorite medium
- The pursuit of reliability in Almost astronauts
- The empathy of critical engagement : emotion and sentimentality in children's nonfiction
- Conclusion : critical engagement's moral imperative.