The Return of Old Friends. (Baby Boomer Books).(Brief Article)(Bibliography)
Odean, Kathleen, Book
NO KIND OF WRITING LODGES ITSELF so deeply in our memory, echoing there for the rest of our lives, as the books that we met in our childhood," wrote William Zinsser in 1990's Worlds of Childhood: The Art and Craft of Writing for Children. Baby boomers are proving his words true, judging from the extraordinary resurgence of such favorites as The Borrowers, Ballet Shoes and Freddy the Detective, novels that were popular in the `50s and `60s. They are reading them aloud to their seven- and eight-year-old children and looking on with satisfaction as their older kids read the enduring stories on their own.
Sometimes grownups who discovered these books as children are …
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Publication information: Article title: The Return of Old Friends. (Baby Boomer Books).(Brief Article)(Bibliography). Contributors: Odean, Kathleen - Author. Magazine title: Book. Publication date: July-August 2002. Page number: 31. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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