“Breaking up with your favorite racist childhood classic books,” Washington Post, 16 May 2021
“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 fÃ¶r barnlitteraturforskning/Journal of Children’s Literature Research 42 (2019).
“7 questions we should ask about children’s literature.” The Oxford University Press Blog, 19 Sept. 2017.
“Resolutions for a New Academic Year: A survival guide for higher education in perilous times.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, 5 Sept. 2017. See also the related blog post.
“Laughter and Resistance: Humor as a Weapon in the Age of Trump.” The Horn Book, May-June 2017. See also the related blog post.
“Just a Shot Away.” Inside Higher Ed, 12 Apr. 2016.
“A Manifesto for Children’s Literature; or, Reading Harold as a Teenager.” The Iowa Review 45.2 (Fall 2015): 87-92.
“Innocent Children and Frightened Adults: Why Censorship Fails.” From the Square: The NYU Press Blog 30 Sept. 2015.
Keywords for Children’s Literature and Education. Special issue co-edited with Lissa Paul. Brock Education 27.2 (2018).
- Read this issue (open source).
Children’s Literature and the Left. Special issue co-edited with Julia Mickenberg. Children’s Literature Association Quarterly 30.4 (Winter 2005).
- Read this issue (available to subscribers of ProjectMuse).