Raising Your Kids Right : Children's Literature and American Political Conservatism
- OCLC: ocn769927201
- ISBN: 0813547989
- ISBN: 9780813547985
- ISBN: 0813549957
- ISBN: 9780813549958
1 online resource (261 pages)
- Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2010.
|Bibliography:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-225) and index.
|Contents:|| Acknowledgments; Introduction -- "In Adam's Fall, We Sinned All" The Conservative Tradition in U.S. Children's Literature, Culture, and Politics; 1 -- "Give Me Some of That Old-Time Reading" William Bennett's The Book of Virtues and the Rise of Right-Leaning Literature for Young Readers; 2 -- "I Speak for the National Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association" Truax, the Anti-Green Movement, and the Corporate Production of Children's Literature.
3 -- Not Just Christianity, But the Christian Right The Battle over Public Education and the American Sunday School Movement in the Left Behind Series for Kids4 -- Patriot Acts Fighting the War on Terror via the Canon Wars in Lynne Cheney's Picture Books; 5 -- Pundit Knows Best The Self-Help Boom, Brand Marketing, and The O'Reilly Factor for Kids; 6 -- "One State, Two State, Red State, Blue State" Bringing Partisan Politics to Picture Books in Katharine DeBrecht's Help! Mom! Series.
Conclusion -- "The Gosh-Darnit, Doggone It, You-Betcha Wink Heard 'Round the World" The 2008 Presidential Election, the State of the Conservative Movement, and the Future of Rightist Books for Young Readers Notes; Works Cited; Index; About the Author.