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Mendlesohn, Farah
The inter-galactic playground : a critical study of children's and teens' science fiction / Farah Mendlesohn
Alternate Title Critical study of children's and teens' science fiction
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2009
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Subject(s) Science fiction -- History and criticism
Children's literature -- History and criticism
Children -- Books and reading
Physical Description ix, 273 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-262) and index
Summary "This book considers the development of science fiction for children and teens between 1950 and 2010, exploring why it differs from science fiction aimed at adults. In a broader sense, this examination of 400 texts sheds light on changing attitudes toward children and teenagers, toward science education, and toward the authors' expectations and sociological views of their audience"--Provided by publisher
Series Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy ; 14

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