Thursday, 27 December
84. Children and Political Activism
5:15–6:30 p.m., Skyway Suite 260, Hyatt Regency
Program arranged by the Division on Children’s Literature
Presiding: Christopher William McGee, Longwood Univ.; Jennifer M. Miskec, Christopher Newport Univ.
1. “The Hogarth Press Calls Young Students to Action: Kathleen Innes’s The Story of the League of Nations, Told for Young People,” Ellen Carillo, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
2. “Social Justice, Exploitation, and Environmentalism in Chicano/a Young-Adult Literature,” J. A. Montano, Hope Coll.
3. “Gay-Straight Alliances as Political Action in Contemporary Young-Adult Literature,” Laurie Lynn Barth Walczak, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee