Timelines - Bookology Magazine https://www.bookologymagazine.com Children's Literature Mon, 01 Feb 2016 15:03:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 69996714 School Desegregation in Children’s Literature https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/school-desegregation-in-childrens-literature/ https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/school-desegregation-in-childrens-literature/#respond Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:00:58 +0000 http://www.bookologymagazine.com/?post_type=article&p=6261

by The Bookologist In this month’s “From the Editor,” Marsha Qualey share’s scholar Rudine Sims Bishop’s observation that while there are many nonfiction books for children and YAs about the civil rights events of the 1950s, not too many authors have tackled the topics in fiction. One exception might be school desegregation/integration,which is the focus of this month’s timeline.… more ]]>
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Turtles in Children’s Literature https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/turtles-in-literature/ https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/turtles-in-literature/#comments Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:00:09 +0000 http://www.bookologymagazine.com/?post_type=article&p=5820

Our Bookstormbook, The Shadow Hero, is the origin story of a superhero, The Green Turtle. While this character is not an actual chelonian—though that would be an awesome super hero—there are many turtles and tortoises in children’s literature. Some might even be, technically, terrapins. Here are some notables. more ]]>
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Notable Feathers in Children’s Literature https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/notable-feathers-in-childrens-literature/ https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/notable-feathers-in-childrens-literature/#respond Tue, 02 Jun 2015 12:00:20 +0000 http://www.bookologymagazine.com/?p=4708

Dinosaurs had feathers? Well, some did. And guess what, some children’s books do too! Here’s a timeline of some notable feathers in children’s literature.          … more ]]>
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Fateful Car Trips in Children’s Literature https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/fateful-car-trips-in-childrens-literature/ https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/fateful-car-trips-in-childrens-literature/#respond Tue, 05 May 2015 12:00:05 +0000 http://www.bookologymagazine.com/?p=4244

  Lupe, Flappy, and Elirio are among the many fictional characters who have hopped into a car and sped away into adventure. Here are a few more!
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The World in Birdy’s Time, 1290 AD https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/the-world-in-birdys-time-1290-ad/ https://www.bookologymagazine.com/article/the-world-in-birdys-time-1290-ad/#respond Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:00:29 +0000 http://www.bookologymagazine.com/?p=3960

The year of Birdy’s story in Catherine, Called Birdy is more than 700 years ago. It might be hard for us to imagine what it was like to live then, before technology and planes and even the printing press! Reading the book gives us an opportunity to put ourselves into that world and time. Here’s what was going on throughout Birdy’s world to help us place the book within its reference points.… more ]]>
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