Tales for Little Rebels

Julia Mickenberg and Philip Nel talked about the book they co-edited, Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children’s Literature (NYU… read more

Julia Mickenberg and Philip Nel talked about the book they co-edited, Tales for Little Rebels: A Collection of Radical Children’s Literature (NYU Press; November 1, 2008). They present a collection of radical literature written for children. Sampling forty-four stories that range from poems to comic strips, the editors explore themes that include encouraging children to question authority. The responded to questions from the audience following their remarks.

Julia Mickenberg is the author of Learning from the Left: Children’s Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States. She is currently an associate American Studies professor at the University of Texas at Austin.

Philip Nel is the author of several books, including The Annotated Cat: Under the Hats of Seuss and His Cats. He is currently director of the Children’s Literature program and an English professor at Kansas State University. close

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  • Julia L. Mickenberg Associate Professor University of Texas at Austin->American Studies Department
  • Philip Nel Professor Columbia University->Law School
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jan 31, 2009 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 01, 2009 | 4:58am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 31, 2009 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 01, 2009 | 4:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
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