Keyword: America

Growing up in the United States into a white middle-class community, I always knew myself as “American.” I don’t remember a time in my life where I ever questioned my identity to be anything other …

Sex Education

Traditionally, education focused more on school activities and acquisitions of skills. Just as mentioned in the keyword essay, “The oxford English Dictionary thus defines the term as ‘the systematic instruction, schooling, or training given to …

Keyword: America

One word defined in Keywords for Children’s Literature by Philip Nel and Lissa Paul is “America”. This word is described by the shared values among US citizens, such as freedom, bravery, liberty, and democracy, and …

Disney Girlhood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyN2rw2uU58 The fantastic Disney princess cartoons and characters draw dreams for girls to imagine their romantic and magic stories. All the Disney stories have happy endings which make children believe that love is powerful and …