Magic, Mayhem, and Maturity: The Growth of Youth Fantasy Literature

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    Pequot Library

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    Running from October 7, 2021 through February 5, 2022 and drawing on materials from the noncirculating Children’s Historical Collection and the modern circulating collection, this exhibition examines the emergence and evolution of youth fantasy literature. Spanning 19th century works to more modern stories, this exhibition further explores how this literature has evolved to tackle the transition from childhood to adulthood in a franker manner and, significantly, to embrace all voices.

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