"How the World Burns": Adults Writing War for Children

Brown, Judy
December 2003
Canadian Literature;Winter2003, Issue 179, p39
Academic Journal
Focuses on writing about war for children. Factors that need to be considered in writing about war; Examination of children's literature written during wartime; Trends in writing books about war.


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