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Contemplating Children Dealing with Personal Issues

By Janelle Mathis, University of North Texas

While many books position children in personal and social roles that can present challenges, this year’s Outstanding International Books List (OIB) and submissions include some titles unique in both topic and format. The intended audience for these books is child and adolescent readers, however adult readership can gain insights into personal issues faced by children, how they cope, where they need support and the situations in which these issues can be contextualized.

Me and My Fear by Francesca Sanna Continue reading