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Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children's Literature

Julia Mickenberg; Philip Nel

About the Program

Julia Mickenberg and Philip Nel present a collection of radical literature written for children.  Sampling forty-four stories that range from poems to comic strips, the editors explore themes that include encouraging children to question authority.  This event was hosted by Bluestockings Bookstore in New York City.

About the Authors

Julia Mickenberg

Julia MickenbergJulia Mickenberg is the author of "Learning from the Left: Children's Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States." She is currently an associate American Studies professor at the University of Texas at Austin.
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Philip Nel

Philip NelPhilip Nel is the author of several books, including "The Annotated Cat: Under the Hats of Seuss and His Cats." He is currently director of the Children's Literature program and an English professor at Kansas State University.
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Past Airings

  • Sunday, February 1st at 5am (ET)
  • Saturday, January 31st at 8am (ET)
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