BiblioFiles Episode #12: Grace and Children's Literature

A continuation of our recent conversation on grace and literature, in this episode Megan brings to our attention the fact that the theme of grace also runs throughout most of the great children's literature. In fact, it may be that the best children's authors are able to present grace in an even clearer and stronger way than their more "serious" counterparts. Why is that? And is good children's literature just for children?

Referenced Works:

Straw Into Gold by Gary Schmidt

Anson's Way by Gary Schmidt

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt

The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain

The Biggest Bear by Lynd Ward

A Bargain for Frances by Russell Hoban

The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare

I Am David by Ann Holm

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