Connie Ann Kirk Selected Bibliography
(Note: A selection from a longer list of my works for adults, young adults, and children.)
“African Myth in the Work of Toni Morrison,” In Ed. Elizabeth Beaulieu, The Toni Morrison Encyclopedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003.
The Cambridge Companion to Emily Dickinson. Review. Ed. Wendy Martin. Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin. May, 2003.
“Children’s Literature,” “New York State,” and other entries. In Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. Dictionary of American History. New York: Charles Scribner’s & Sons, 2003.
Companion to American Children’s Picture Books. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005.
Critical Companion to Flannery O’Connor: A Literary Reference to Her Life and Work. New York: Facts On File, 2007.
“‘Distance does not haunt me so –’: Teaching Dickinson’s Poetry via Distance Education.” Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin, Vol. 14, No. 1, May/June, 2002.
Emily Dickinson: A Biography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004.
First Peoples: The Mohawks of North America. Minneapolis, MN: Lerner, 2001.
From Shakespeare to Harry Potter: An Introduction to Literature for All Ages. Philadelphia, PA: Xlibris, 2004.
“Homelessness.” In Ed. Joseph Hawes. Encyclopedia of American Families. ABC-CLIO, 2002.
“‘I will sone be home’: Margaret Maher, Emily Dickinson, and an Irish Trunk Full of Poems.” In Ed. David Valone and Christine Kinealy, Ireland’s Great Hunger: Silence, Memory, and Commemoration, Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2002.
“Imagi(c)nation in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.” In Ed. Steve Vander Ark, The Harry Potter Lexicon. Online. Access: http://www.hp-lexicon.org/essays/essay-imagicnation.html
“Is Harry Potter 5th Beatle?” Op-Ed. Harrisburg Patriot-News, July, 2003, A7.
- K. Rowling: A Biography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003.
“Louise Erdrich,” “Bobbie Ann Mason,” “Lorrie Moore,” “Anne Tyler,” and “Alice Walker,” In Ed. Josh Lauer and Neil Schlager. Contemporary Novelists. St. James Press, 2000.
Mark Twain: A Biography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004.
Mark Twain For Kids. Review. R. Kent Rasmussen. Mark Twain Forum. Online: http://www.yorku.ca/twainweb/reviews/MTFK.html. October 16, 2004.
“‘Open the Door, they are waiting for me’: An Introduction to The Evergreens Nursery.” Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin, Vol. 16, No. 1, May/June, 2004.
“The Poetry and Life of Emily Dickinson.” Online course content, Barnes & Noble University, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Online: www.bn.com. Published online Summer, 2002 through Fall, 2006. (Note: Barnes & Noble University was discontinued in 2006.)
Reading Harry Potter: Critical Essays. Review. Ed. Giselle Lisa Anatole. Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, Winter 2003-2004, Vol. 28. No. 4, p. 252-53.
Re-Reading Harry Potter. Review. Suman Gupta. Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, Winter, 2003-2004, Vol. 28, No. 4, p. 252-53.
Sky Dancers. Illustrated by Christy Hale. New York: Lee & Low Books, 2004.
A Student’s Guide to Jane Austen. Berkeley, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc., 2007.
A Student’s Guide to Robert Frost. Berkeley, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc., 2006.
Sylvia Plath: A Biography. (paperback). Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2009.
Sylvia Plath: A Biography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004.
“‘To stay behind – with just the Toys’: Gilbert Dickinson’s ‘Living’ Treasures in The Evergreens,” Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin, Vol. 15, No. 2, November/December, 2003: p. 12-13, 34-35.
“Why Do Children Like Emily Dickinson?” Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin, Vol. 12, No. 1, May/June, 2000.
“Writing Their Way Home: American Writers and Baseball.” In Ed. Edward Rielly, Baseball and American Culture: Across the Diamond. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 2003.
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