Selected Articles

“’Well Paid for a Woman’: Gloria Hardman’s 50-Year Career in Computing,” IEEE: Annals of the History of Computing, July-Sept. 2022

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“How to diversify the classics. For real.” The Oxford University Press Blog, 11 Feb. 2020.

“A Manifesto for Radical Children’s Literature (and an Argument Against Radical Aesthetics).” Barnboken: tidskrift før barnlitteraturforskning/Journal of Children’s Literature Research 42 (2019).

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“7 questions we should ask about children’s literature.” The Oxford University Press Blog, 19 Sept. 2017.

Refugee Stories for Young Readers.” Public Books, 23 Mar. 2017. Review-essay on Francesca Sanna’s The Journey. See also the related blog post.

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“Just a Shot Away.” Inside Higher Ed, 12 Apr. 2016.

“Innocent Children and Frightened Adults: Why Censorship Fails.” From the Square: The NYU Press Blog 30 Sept. 2015.

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“In Search of Lost Time.” Inside Higher Ed, 3 Mar. 2014. See also the related blog post.

Special Issues

Migration, Refugees and Diaspora in Children’s Literature.  Special issue.  Children’s Literature Association Quarterly 43.4 (Winter 2018).

Keywords for Children’s Literature and Education.  Special issue co-edited with Lissa Paul. Brock Education 27.2 (2018).

Children’s Literature and the Left.  Special issue co-edited with Julia Mickenberg.  Children’s Literature Association Quarterly 30.4 (Winter 2005).