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...answers How do our assumptions about children shape our attitudes to and ideas about children’s literature and, as a consequence, the types of books that are written, published and purchased for children?
It is obvious that adults’ assumptions about children shape their attitudes and ideas when it comes to children’s literature and the types of books written, published and chosen for children. In other words, ideas about children are relevant within the society: about how and what they need to read as well as who they are (Nodelman & Reimer, 2003). Culture, religion, race, social systems, gender, class among others play a crucial role in shaping adults’ ideologies concerning children’s... Questions and...