Bookbird 3 / 2021

EDITORIAL

Social Justice: Children’s Literature as a Source of Information, Transformation, and Hope
by Janelle Mathis and Petros Panaou I 1

FEATURED ARTICLES

Boundary Crossings and Social Justice in A Girl Called Genghis Khan
by Tehmina Pirzada I 5

After They Gave the Order: Students Respond to Canadian Indian Residential School Literature for Social Justice
by Lynne Wiltse I 15

“No Place Like Home”: Immigration, Migration, and Loss in Two American Picturebooks
by Colin Haines I 27

The Coin in the Rice in the Spoon: Perspectives within Perspectives in A New Year’s Reunion
by Joe Sutliff Sanders and Xia Zhao I 37

Picturebooks and Critical Inquiry: Tools to Re(imagine) a More Inclusive World
by Amanda Deliman I 46

Storytelling as Intergenerational Connection: Challenging Ageism through Metafiction in Recent Writing for Young People
by Samantha Stephens and Leonie Rutherford | 58

AUTHORS/ILLUSTRATORS AND THEIR BOOKS

Interview: Robyn Sheahan-Bright, IBBY Australia President and Recently Appointed Member of the Order of Australia
by Doris Breitmoser | 69

Christobel Mattingley, 1931-2019: Birthday Letters, a Personal Tribute
by Melanie Duckworth | 74

CHILDREN AND THEIR BOOKS

Alice in Writer’s Land: A Dream Quest for Schools Full of Stories, Heroes and Heroines, and Books
by Angela Chalkiopoulou | 80

LETTERS

Children’s Books and Curriculum Integration in K-12
by  Antonio Causarano | 83

Bookbird: A Flight through Time Takes Off
by Valerie Coghlan | 87

FOCUS IBBY
by Liz Page | 91

BOOKS ON BOOKS
edited by Jutta Reusch—International Youth Library | 96

POSTCARDS
edited by Barbara Lehman | ii, 14, 36, 57, 90, 100, & 101