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A.L.O.E.

A.L.O.E.   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature (2 ed.)

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2015
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Literature, Children's literature studies
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175 words
who between the 1850s and 1890s wrote many *evangelical novels for children which were notably strict and didactic even by the standards of the times. The daughter of an Indian civil ... More
Aamundsen, Nina Ring

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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2006
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Literature, Children's literature studies
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129 words

(1945–), Norwegian writer. Thanks to her Danish father, she grew up with Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales

A Apple Pie

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature (2 ed.)

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2015
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Literature, Children's literature studies
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139 words

A traditional alphabet jingle; see ABC books for its early appearances in print. It has often been published as a separate book, for example ...

Aardema, Verna

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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2006
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Literature, Children's literature studies
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316 words

(1911–2000), American children's author, born in New Era, Michigan, best known for her retellings of African folk tales.

Aaseng, Nathan

Aaseng, Nathan   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
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154 words

(1953–), American author specializing in nonfiction, primarily for middle school students. A native of Minnesota, Aaseng worked as

Abbey Girls

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature (2 ed.)

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2015
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8 words

In stories by Elsie *Oxenham.

Abbott, Jacob

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
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583 words
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(1803–1879), American teacher, minister, and writer from Hallowell, Maine. Abbott graduated from Bowdoin College in 1820 and from

ABBOTT, Jacob

ABBOTT, Jacob (1803–79)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature (2 ed.)

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2015
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
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162 words

of the *Rollo books, who founded Mount Vernon, one of the pioneer Massachusetts girls’ schools, and was a Congregational minister....

ABC books

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature (2 ed.)

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2015
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Designed to teach the letters of the alphabet, were also known as Abcee, Abcie, or Absey books (‘Then comes your answer like an Absey book’, Shakespeare, ...

ABC Books or Alphabet Books

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
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3,222 words
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Also called abcedaria, abcee, abcie, or absey books, ABC books contain, in addition to the alphabet, depending on their historical

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