Children's Literature: Discovery for a Lifetimeby Barbara D. Stoodt-Hill, Linda B. Amspaugh, Jane H. Hunt
The goal of the fourth edition of Children's Literature: Discovery for a Lifetime is to help teachers, librarians, and parents infuse literature into children's lives and to promote a lifelong interest in books. The theme is "literature for a lifetime." Some of the key elements of this text are to help educators select books that will enhance… See more details below
The goal of the fourth edition of Children's Literature: Discovery for a Lifetime is to help teachers, librarians, and parents infuse literature into children's lives and to promote a lifelong interest in books. The theme is "literature for a lifetime." Some of the key elements of this text are to help educators select books that will enhance children's learning and development, implement literature in the classroom that will support the curriculum and meet established standards, identify books children will respond to, share literature that will stimulate their responses, infuse literature into elementary classrooms and homes, choose appropriate literature for English Language Learners, and enhance literature experiences with the computer and the Internet.
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Table of Contents
(NOTE: Each chapter begins with a List of Key Terms, Guiding Questions, an Overview, an Introduction and a Vignette and ends with a Summary, Thought Questions, Enrichment Activities, and Recommended Children's Books.)
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. Picture Books.
7. Make-Believe: Traditional Literature and Modern Fantasy.
8. People Then and Now: Historical Fiction and Contemporary Realistic fiction.
9. Nonfiction: Biography and Informational Books.
10. Readers, Writers, and Illustrators: A Literary Community.
11. Oral and Silent Approaches to Literature.
12. Emergent Literacy: Early Literary Experiences.
13. Real-Life Literature and Children with Challenges.
14. Literature and Multicultural Understanding.
15. Unit Studies: Literature, Response, and Learning.
Appendix: Book Awards.
Index of Children's Book Titles, Authors, and Illustrators.
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