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The Jo March Effect: Should Classic Heroines Bow to Convention?

Little Women’s Jo March set her writing aside to become a mother and wife – and so many classic heroines followed suit. But should they have?


Reading Children’s Literature as an Adult with Fresh (Tear-Stained) Eyes

Bruce Handy's Wild Things encourages reading children’s books as an adult, and here, he shares strong emotions he's experienced with children's stories.


Survey: 1 in 5 British People Can’t Name a Single Literary Author

Apparently the prevalence of literature still has room to grow. We've got this, a look at female wins at the Hugo Awards, and more in today's Daily Blunt.


The Quiet Call to Action in Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time

Madeleine L’Engle’s granddaughter Charlotte reflects on the underlying and ever-enduring message running throughout A Wrinkle in Time.


Why Bridge to Terabithia Is as Relevant Today as 40 Years Ago

On the 40th anniversary of the publication of Bridge to Terabithia – and the 10th anniversary of the film – we’re examining why it’s relevant as ever.


5 Scandalous Biographies of Your Favorite Children’s Authors

Margaret Wise Brown, author of Goodnight Moon, collected pelts. Read these biographies to unearth the dirtiest secrets of your favorite children's authors.