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An Argument Worth Opening

From School Library Journal, May 1974. © 1974 R. R. Bowker Company/A Xerox Corporation. Reprinted with permission. By Lillian N. Gerhardt Innumerable commentators on children’s books plug the idea that children’s books are part of “…the mainstream of American literature.” The authors, illustrators, publishers, reviewers, and librarians who have employed or applauded that self-congratulatory tag […]