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Children's fantasy that isn't British: 04/14/18
Back in January 2016, the Atlantic published an article bemoaning the state of American children's fantasy, using only examples of moralistic realistic fiction in comparison to more modern British children's fantasy. Yesterday the article resurfaced on Twitter leading off a round of discussions. I did my own paragraph by paragraph breakdown of what was wrong with the article's assumptions (including the absurdity of comparing The Adventures Huckleberry Finn to the Harry Potter series.
Below are children's fantasy stories I've reviewed broken up into categories. I'm still compiling the list, so check back later to see more recommendations. The list is primarily American fantasy but there are some other countries represented as well.
Gods and Monsters: