Children's Books in Children's Hands: An Introduction to Their Litrature / Edition 1

Children's Books in Children's Hands: An Introduction to Their Litrature / Edition 1

by Charles Temple, Miriam Martinez, Junko Yokota, Alice Naylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205169953

ISBN-13: 9780205169955

Pub. Date: 07/14/1997

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

It is a well-documented fact that today's children are having more and more difficulty with reading. Teachers are overwhelmed in the classroom and parents are often busy holding two jobs to simply make ends meet. Nonetheless, the importance of raising a literate child cannot be ignored. This exciting new book offers a unique and thoughtful discussion of the best

Overview

It is a well-documented fact that today's children are having more and more difficulty with reading. Teachers are overwhelmed in the classroom and parents are often busy holding two jobs to simply make ends meet. Nonetheless, the importance of raising a literate child cannot be ignored. This exciting new book offers a unique and thoughtful discussion of the best works and creators in the field. It provides vital discussion of the importance of children's literature and includes extensive book lists and lists of award-winners to help parents and teachers make decisions about reading material in the home and at school. It also contains insight from prominent children's authors, illustrators, and editors. Recommended books include publication data, interest level, and brief annotations for every book listed. Useful appendices include Children's Book Awards and Winners; Professional Organizations; Children's Book Publisher's Addresses; Book Selection Aids; Children's Magazines with Literary Content; and Children's Literature Web Sites. Teachers as well as day care providers and parents will benefit from this comprehensive and engaging book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205169955
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
07/14/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
580
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.08(d)

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Table of Contents

Part One understanding Literature and the Child Reader 3(132)
Children's Books in Children's Hands
4(26)
Literary Elements of Children's Literature
30(27)
The Child Reader Responds to Literature
57(24)
Literature Representing Diverse Perspectives
81(54)
Part Two Exploring the Genres of Children's Literature 135(276)
Traditional Literature
136(34)
Picture Books
170(55)
Poetry for Children
225(39)
Realistic Fiction
264(44)
Historical Fiction
308(27)
Modern Fantasy and Science Fiction
335(41)
Informational Books and Biography
376(35)
Part Three Creating the Literature-Based Classroom 411(1)
Inviting Children into Literature
412(37)
Encouraging Response to Literature
449(31)
Literature Units in the Curriculum
480

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