Posts Tagged ‘ Children’s Literature ’

G-Rated Moments of Swoon

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February 14, 2013
G-Rated Moments of Swoon

At Avidly, I’ve been exploring the idea that some of literature’s most romantic moments are the G-rated ones from our childhood — those that leave much unsaid and undone, but still manage to strike a sweet, tender nerve within us that continues to resonate through adulthood. Recently, I collaborated with Lisa Schmeiser and Lora...
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Sniffing Out the Sex in Maud Hart Lovelace

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January 15, 2013
Sniffing Out the Sex in Maud Hart Lovelace

In my discussion of the  Top Ten Most Romantic Betsy Ray-Joe Willard Moments, I posited that Betsy and Joe’s impassioned meeting right after she gets off the S.S. Richmond in Betsy’s Wedding was the closest thing to a sex scene we were ever going to get out of author Maud Hart Lovelace. This sparked a...
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