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About Hilary Rappaport

Hilary Rappaport is a founder and the president of the Friends of the Fox Library in Arlington, Massachusetts. She also teaches drama and reading classes in afterschool programs.

On the Rights of Reading and Girls and Boys

Discussions about gender issues in children’s literature are perennial (even in the pages of this magazine; see the special issue on gender in September/October 2007; articles on boy and girl reading in the September/October 2010 issue; and, most recently, Carey E. Hagan’s “One Tough Cookie” in the September/October 2011 issue). My personal experiences differ from […]