Bev’s Current Research on Canadian Books for Young People
Patterns in Contemporary Canadian Picture Books: Radical Change in Action
This qualitative content analysis examined the contents of Canadian picture books published in 2005 (n=57) and 2015 (n=120), noting similarities and differences between publication dates.
Contemporary Canadian Verse-Novels for Young People: Calling for Classroom Research on an Increasingly Popular Literary Form
This qualitative content analysis identified patterns and trends in a contemporary set of Canadian verse-novels (n=22).
Research on Canadian Picture Books Published in 2017
This is a comprehensive content analysis of 132 picture books, with 2017 copyright dates, published by Canadian publishers.
Picture This: These Beautiful Books Help Children Read the World
This article spotlights a handful of the best new Canadian picture books in a context of contemporary themes: identity, newcomer experiences, social-justice, and eco-justice.