On this episode of the Federalist Radio Hour, Ben Domenech and Matthew Mehan discuss young adult literature, Harry Potter, and high lessons in popular art.
Brian Miller’s great-grandmother was sisters with Laura’s mother, and Miller met Laura as a child. Wilder’s demotion by the top library association ‘felt like a knife in the back,’ he says.
In Laura Ingalls Wilder’s books, her family shows entirely reasonable fear plus charitable, patient treatment of people whom long experience indicates may rape and scalp them. This is the opposite of racism. It is remarkable.
The stories our kids love often get more gruesome and suggestive when translated from book to screen.
Unite with me in opposing one of the greatest threats to the future of our republic: the massive overuse of Harry Potter references in political discussion.
Many fans are eager to re-explore their favorite characters. Others are dismayed by footage from Netflix’s new series that depicts a startling aberration from the spirit of the original story.
Imagine how many talents and contributions such as Curious George were lost to the Holocaust. Thankfully, the story of H.A. and Margaret Rey is one that can be told.
The loss of Richard Adams is a call to mourn and to reflect on the novel that has deeply touched many of us.
By a certain age, kids are aware of what is happening in the world at large, so it’s important not to avoid the topic.
In my quest to provide my kids with stories that will nurture them, there are four kinds of literary dust bunnies I avoid.
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