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Literature for Children and Youth

by Dwight L. Burton & Nancy Larrick - 1961

In this day of mass communication, the current literature for children and youth is naturally more extensive than at any earlier period of time. But it is equally impressive to observe that this literature is now competing with the most elaborate network of oral-language entertainment the world has ever known.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 60, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 9, 1961, p. 189-208
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19884, Date Accessed: 7/28/2021 4:25:47 PM

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  • Dwight Burton
    Florida State University
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    DWIGHT L. BURTON is a Professor of Education at Florida State University.
  • Nancy Larrick
    Random House
    NANCY LARRICK is the educational director of the children's book division of Random House.
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