Adrienne Kertzer


Works by Adrienne Kertzer

Book Reviews

Book Reviews by Adrienne Kertzer

Overwhelmed by Memory
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in Science & Canadian Literature. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 221 (Summer 2014): 163-64.
  • We Are Their Voice: Young People Respond to the Holocaust by Kathy Kacer (Editor)
  • Lauren Yanofsky Hates the Holocaust by Leanne Lieberman
Maternal Transformations
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in Strategic Nationalisms. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 200 (Spring 2009): 134-136.
  • Becoming My Mother's Daughter: A Story of Survival and Renewal by Erika Gottlieb
  • Double Lives: Writing and Motherhood by Cathy Stonehouse, Shannon Cowan and Fiona Tinwei Lam
Shocking and Senseless
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in Canada Reads. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 193 (Summer 2007): 155-156.
  • Blatant Injustice: The Story of a Jewish Refugee from Nazi Germany Imprisoned in Britain and Canada during World War II by Walter W. Igersheimer and Ian Darragh (Editor)
  • Aftershock: Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism by David Matas
Beyond the Balagan
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in Canadian Literature 191 (Winter 2006): 142-143.
  • Ten Thousand Lovers by Edeet Ravel
  • Look for Me by Edeet Ravel
Secondary Readers
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in Women & the Politics of Memory. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 186 (Autumn 2005): 146-148.
  • Boys and Girls Forever: Children’s Classics from Cinderella to Harry Potter by Alison Lurie
  • Readers in Wonderland: The Liberating Worlds of Fantasy Fiction from Dorothy to Harry Potter by Deborah O'Keefe
  • Children's Literature. Blackwell Guides to Literature by Peter Hunt
Ceremony of Innocence
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in Literature & War. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 179 (Winter 2003): 112-113.
  • The Gryphon: In Which the Extraordinary Correspondence of Griffin and Sabine Is Rediscovered by Nick Bantock
  • The Artful Dodger: Images and Reflections by Nick Bantock
Useful Keys
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in Canadian Literature 173 (Summer 2002): 145-149.
  • Hamlet for Kids by Lois Burdett
  • The Great Poochini by Gary Clement
  • Understanding Children's Literature: Key Essays from the International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature by Peter Hunt (Editor)
  • Wild Cameron Women by Maureen Hull and Judith Christine Mills (Illustrator)
  • Wolf and Seven Little Kids: Based on a Tale from the Brothers Grimm by Ann Blades
  • The Tempest for Kids by Lois Burdett
Empowered Readers
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in Mostly Drama. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 168 (Spring 2001): 171-174.
  • The Maestro by Tim Wynne-Jones
  • Waking Sleeping Beauty: Feminist Voices in Children's Novels by Roberta Seelinger Trites
  • Awake and Dreaming by Kit Pearson
Exclusion & Rewriting
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in Nature, Politics, Poetics. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 136 (Spring 1993): 148-150.
  • The Canadian Children's Treasury by Frances Hanna (Editor) and Sandra Martin (Editor)
  • Nehiya/Glecia Bear, wanisinwak iskwesisak: awasisasinahikanis/Two Little Girls Lost in the Bush: A Crée Story for Children by Freda Ahenakew (Editor), H. C. Wolfart (Editor) and Jerry Whitehead (Illustrator)
  • Fiona & the Prince of Wheels by Sandy Watson
Culture Stories
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in South Asian Connections. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 132 (Spring 1992): 197-198.
  • Spirit Quest by Carol Baldorf and Tracy Williams Cheney (Illustrator)
  • Bad Boy by Diana Wieler
Dummies & Children
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in Contemporary Drama. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 118 (Autumn 1988): 156-158.
  • Sing a Song of Sixpence: The English Picture Book Tradition and Randolph Caldecott by Brian Alderson
  • Sophie et Pierrot by Ginette Anfousse
  • A Candle for Christmas by Jean Speare and Ann Blades
  • Two Stupid Dummies by Mark Thurman
  • I'll Make You Small by Tim Wynne-Jones and Maryann Kovalski (Illustrator)
  • Mischief City by Tim Wynne-Jones and VictoR GAD (Illustrator)
Meaningful Nonsense
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in Poets’ Words. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 115 (Winter 1987): 165-167.
  • The Enchanted Caribou by Elizabeth Cleaver
  • Don’t Eat Spiders by Robert Heidbreder and Karen Patkau (Illustrator)
  • Le Camion by Allen Morgan, Michael Martchenko (Illustrator) and Raymonde Longval-Ducreux (Translator)
  • Le Dodo by Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko (Illustrator) and Raymonde Longval-Ducreux (Translator)
  • Edgar Potato by Don Oickle and Sue Skaalen (Illustrator)
Word Games
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in Nature, Natural, Naturalists. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 111 (Winter 1986): 178-180.
  • L'Alphabet by Roger Pare
  • Auntie's Knitting a Baby by Lois Simmie and Amme Simmie (Illustrator)
  • Tick Bird: Poem for Children by George Swede and Katherine Helmer (Illustrator)
  • Time is Flies by George Swede and Darcia Labrosse (Illustrator)
Adolescent Exposure
By Adrienne Kertzer
Published in Italian-Canadian Connections. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 106 (Autumn 1985): 117-120.
  • Nobody Asked Me by Elizabeth Brochmann
  • Winners by Mary-Ellen Lang Collura
  • Harbour Thieves by Bill Freeman
  • No Coins, Please by Gordon Korman
  • Thirty-six Exposures by Kevin Major