Bev’s Current Research on Canadian Books for Young People

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Patterns in Contemporary Canadian Picture Books: Radical Change in Action

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This qualitative content analysis examined the contents of Canadian picture books published in 2005 (n=57) and 2015 (n=120), noting similarities and differences between publication dates.

Contemporary Canadian Verse-Novels for Young People: Calling for Classroom Research on an Increasingly Popular Literary Form

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This qualitative content analysis identified patterns and trends in a contemporary set of Canadian verse-novels (n=22).

Research on Canadian Picture Books Published in 2017

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This is a comprehensive content analysis of 132 picture books, with 2017 copyright dates, published by Canadian publishers.

Picture This: These Beautiful Books Help Children Read the World

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This article spotlights a handful of the best new Canadian picture books in a context of contemporary themes: identity, newcomer experiences, social-justice, and eco-justice.

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