product description page

Children’s Publishing and Black Britain 1965-2015 (Hardcover) (Karen Sands-o'connor)

$94.99
MSRPReg: $99.99 Save $5.00 (5% off)
shipping not available
free order pickup not available
not sold at Atlanta Edgewood

about this item

This book examines a critical period in British children’s publishing, from the earliest days of dedicated publishing firms for Black British audiences to the beginnings of the Black Lives Matter movement in the UK. Taking a historical approach that includes education acts, Black protest, community publishing and children’s literature prizes, the study investigates the motivation behind both independent and mainstream publishing firm decisions to produce books for a specifically Black British audience. Beginning with a consideration of early reading schemes that incorporated Black and Asian characters, the book continues with a history of one of the earliest presses to publish for children, Bogle L’Ouverture. Other chapters look at the influence of community-based and independent presses, the era of multiculturalism and anti-racism, the effect of racially-motivated violence on children’s publishing, and the dubious benefit of awards for Black British publishing. The volume will appeal to children’s literature scholars, librarians, teachers, education-policy makers and Black British historians.

more to consider

  • Compact Literature : Reading, Reacting, Writing: 2016 MLA Update -  (Paperback)

    $99.95

  • Close to Home -  Large Print by Cara Hunter (Hardcover)

    $28.49

  • Chase (Reprint) (Paperback) (Lynsay Sands)

    $7.19

  • Chop Line (Paperback) (Henry V. O'Neil)

    $6.29

  • Chosen (Reissue) (Hardcover) (Chaim Potok)

    $18.36

recommended

  • SheaMoisture® Mongongo & Hemp Seed Oils High Porosity Moisture-Seal Shampoo - 13 fl oz

    $10.99

  • 2018 TF Publishing Desk Calendar

  • Employment Discrimination (Paperback) (Joel Wm. Friedman)

    $50.30

  • Thousands : Poems (Paperback) (Lightsey Darst)

    $11.56

  • Love Print Throw Pillow Collection - Surya

    $25.49 - $33.99


from the manufacturer


guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.