Childrens Literature

Childrens Literature : Discovery for a Lifetime

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For introductory courses in Children's Literature. The goal of this book is to prepare future teachers to infuse literature into children's lives, to know to which books children will respond, and to promote continuing interest in books throughout their lives. The theme of literature for a lifetime is integrated throughout the book. The authors offer fresh ideas on how to share literature with children in authentic ways that will stimulate their more

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  • Mixed media product | 410 pages
  • 200.66 x 251.46 x 25.4mm | 748.42g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0130877298
  • 9780130877291

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Children's Literature. 2. Understanding Literature. 3. Connecting Children and Literature: Evaluating and Selecting Books. 4. Encouraging Children's Response to Literature. 5. Literature for the Youngest. 6. Picture Books. 7. Poetry for Every Child. 8. Make-Believe: Traditional Literature and Modern Fantasy. 9. People Now: Contemporary Realistic Fiction. 10. People Then: Historical Fiction. 11. Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction: Biography and Nonfiction. 12. Oral and Silent Literature. 13. Literature for Children with Real-Life Challenges. 14. Unit Studies: Literature, Response, and Learning. 15. Culturally Conscious Literature. Appendix: Book Awards. Glossary. Subject Index. Index of Children's Book Titles, Authors, and Illustrators. more

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