Chapter II: The Helper Motif
- Chapter III: The Motif Of Unpromising Hero/Heroine. Huang, Lucia // American Young Adult Novels & Their European Fairy-Tale Motifs;1999, p43
Chapter III of the book "American Young Adult Novels and Their European Fairy-Tale Motifs" is presented. It examines the motif of the unpromising hero or heroine in fairy tale stories. Fairy tale heroes and heroines are often the simpleton, the underestimated or neglected son or daughter, who...
- Mothers and daughters: Gender-role socialization in two Newbery Award books. Agee, Jane M. // Children's Literature in Education;Sep93, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p165
Examines mother-daughter relationships as presented in several books. `Caddie Woodlawn,' by Carol Ryrie Brink and `Jacob Have I Loved,' by Katherine Paterson; Active involvement of mothers in their daughters' lives and in the working out of the plot; Role of mothers as gender models for their...
- Audiovisual review: Recordings. Prevetti, C.A.; Mandell, Phyllis Levy // School Library Journal;Mar93, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p161
Reviews the sound recording `Jacob Have I Loved,' by Katherine Paterson, read by Moira Kelly.
- Jacob Have I Loved (Book Review). Lewis, Marjorie // School Library Journal;Nov80, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p87
Reviews the book 'Jacob Have I Loved,' by Katherine Paterson.
- Children's audio reviews: Spoken word. Maughan, Shannon; Schnol, Janet // Publishers Weekly;11/16/1992, Vol. 239 Issue 50, p24
Reviews the sound recording `Jacob Have I Loved,` by Katherine Paterson, read by Moira Kelly.
- Young Adult Fairy Tales for the New Age: Francesca Lia Block's The Rose and the Beast. Russell, David L. // Children's Literature in Education;Jun2002, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p107
Francesca Lia Block's The Rose and the Beast attests to the resilience of the traditional folktale form. Block's work is a modern adaptation of some of the most familiar old tales, all with heroines struggling against a plastic, soulless culture beset by drugs, sex, and violence. Her heroines in...
- Truth and Consequences. // Publishers Weekly;2/24/2014, Vol. 261 Issue 8, p23
The article discusses author E. Lockhart and her children's book "We Were Liars." Topics include contemporary stories with fairy-tale structure; crossover book appeal to teens and adults; her interest in social institutions, such as boarding and prep schools, and how they influence people; and...
- Princess of Thorns. Parker, Jennifer Regel // Library Media Connection;May/Jun2015, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p65
No abstract available.
- I, Coriander. Wright, Beth // School Library Journal;Sep2005, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p203
Reviews the book "I, Coriander," by Sally Gardner.