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Babbitt, Natalie. "The Great American Novel for Children—And Why Not." The Horn Book Magazine 50 (April 1974): 176-175. Babbitt's thoughts on contemporary fiction for children and adolescents. By describing what she dislikes about such books, this essay gives great insight into what Babbitt is trying to do in her fiction.

——. "The Roots of Fantasy." The Bulletin 12 (Spring 1986): 2-4. A love of fantasy, Babbitt suggests, is deeply rooted in the human psyche.

——. "Something Has to Happen." The Lion and the Unicorn 9 (1985): 7-10.

Babbitt discusses plot motivation and the powerlessness of most children.

Hartvigsen, M. Kip, and Christen Brog Hartvigsen. " 'Rough and Soft Both at Once': Winnie Foster's Initiation in Tuck Everlasting." Children's Literature in Education 18 (Fall 1987): 176183. Clearly analyzes Winnie Foster's gradual coming to terms with the moral issues with which she is faced.

Levy, Michael M. Natalie Babbitt. Boston: Twayne, 1991. This volume in the...

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