Beneath the Web and Over the Stream: The Search for Safe Places in Charlotte's Web and Bridge to Terabithia

  title={Beneath the Web and Over the Stream: The Search for Safe Places in Charlotte's Web and Bridge to Terabithia},
  author={Sue Misheff},
  journal={Children's Literature in Education},
  • Sue Misheff
  • Published 1998
  • History
  • Children's Literature in Education
4 Citations
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The Seldom-Spoken Roots of the Curriculum: Romanticism and the New Literacy.
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