From Rollo to Tom Sawyer, and other papers;Material type: BookPublisher: Boston, Horn Book, 1948Description: 160 p. 21 cm.Subject(s): Children's literature -- History and criticism | Children -- Books and reading
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Epoka University Library
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The title essay was the 1st Caroline M. Hewins lecture, read at the 40th anniversary meeting of the Round Table of Children's Librarians of New England at Swampscott, Mass., Oct. 18, 1947; 6 of the other essays have appeared in the Horn book.
Introductory.--From Rollo to Tom Sawyer.--"The Juvenile miscellany" and its literary ladies.--Peter Parley.--The children of Jacob Abbott.--Susan Warner and her Wide, wide world.--The dawn of imagination in American books for children.--Elijah Kellogg and the Elm Island boys.--Horace E. Scudder, critic and editor.--"Our young folks," its editors and authors.--Good old "St. Nicholas" and its contemporaries.--The golden age.