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EN308: Perspectives on international children's literature: Home

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Background reading list - journal articles

Chick, Kay (2008) ‘Fostering an Appreciation for All Kinds of Families. Picture Books with Gay and Lesbian Themes’, In: Bookbird, 1, pp.15-22 

Kokkola, Lydia (2007) ‘Holocaust Narratives and the Ethics of Truthfulness’, In: Bookbird, 4, pp.5-12

Meyers, Lindsay (2009) ‘What Do We Tell the Children? War in the Work of Roberto Innocenti’, In: Bookbird, 4, pp.32-39 

Bookbird is available 1998- via our subscriptions to databases Literature Online and Project Muse. See the A-Z databases tab.

O'Sullivan, Emer (2011) ‘Imagology Meets Children’s Literature’, In: International Research in Children’s Literature (4.1), pp.1-14 

Rudd, David (2008) ‘An Eye for an I: Neil Gaiman’s Coraline and the Question of Identity’, In: Children’s Literature in Education, (39:159), pp. 159-168 

Taylor, Marilyn (2001) ‘Millisle, County Down – Haven from Nazi Terror’, In: History Ireland, (4:9)


History Ireland is available 1993- via our subscription to database JSTOR; Children's literature in education is available 1993- via our subscription to database Academic Search Complete. See the A-Z databases tab.

Contacts for this guide

Dr. Áine McGillicuddy

School of Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies, Dublin City University


Phone: 01 700 5677

Victoria Smyth

DCU Library


Links to LETS e-tutorials

Types of information sources

Locating books and articles from your reading lists

Introduction to database searching

Effective search techniques

Effective web searching

Be critical: evaluating sources

What is plagiarism? And how to avoid it

How to cite and reference


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