Children's Literature Association Conference

The 2018 Children's Literature Association Conference is just around the corner, and UPM is ready! Acquisitions editor Katie Keene will be manning the UPM booth with a wide selection of books on children’s and young adult literature studies.

Want a sneak peek? All of these recently published titles will be on display at our booth. Drop by the conference from June 28-30 to see the rest!

Mothers in Children's and Young Adult Literature
From the Eighteenth Century to Postfeminism
Edited by Lisa Rowe Fraustino and Karen Coats
From didactic nursery rhymes to Coraline and The Hunger Games, an engagement with the vital figure of the mother
Children’s Literature Association Series
Winner of the 2018 Edited Book Award

Posthumanism in Young Adult Fiction
Finding Humanity in a Posthuman World
Edited by Anita Tarr and Donna R. White
A tracking of the fascinating connections between adolescence 
and the concerns of posthumanism
Children’s Literature Association Series

Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults
A Collection of Critical Essays
Edited by Michelle Ann Abate and Gwen Athene Tarbox
An examination of the tremendous influence and power of US 
comics for youth in the twenty-first century
Children’s Literature Association Series

Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction
Edited by Ymitri Mathison
Essays exploring how Asian American 
adolescents form identity in YA fiction
Children’s Literature Association Series

Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature
Roberta Seelinger Trites
A revelation of the powerful alternative to sexism 
offered by children's literature
Children’s Literature Association Series

Eleanor Cameron
Dimensions of Amazement
Paul V. Allen
Foreword by Gregory Maguire
A biography of the beloved novelist, pioneering critic, 
and champion of children's literature

Between Generations
Collaborative Authorship in the Golden Age 
of Children's Literature
Victoria Ford Smith
How children and adults collaborated to create some 
of the most beloved works in literature
Children’s Literature Association Series

Oz behind the Iron Curtain
Aleksandr Volkov and His Magic Land Series
Erika Haber
The first English-language study of Aleksandr Volkov 
and his Magic Land series
Children’s Literature Association Series

Reading in the Dark
Horror in Children's Literature and Culture
Edited by Jessica R. McCort
Considerations of horror from Struwwelpeter to Coraline
Shrek, and Monsters, Inc.
Children’s Literature Association Series

Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media
Edited by Vanessa Joosen
Penetrating analysis of what it means in literature, film, animation, 
and advertising to act your age, or not

Conversations with Maurice Sendak
Edited by Peter C. Kunze
Over forty years of interviews with one of the most respected, influential authors of the twentieth century, an American original who redefined the picture book and changed children's literature—and its readers—forever
Literary Conversations Series