Children's Literature: A Developmental Perspective / Edition 1

Children's Literature: A Developmental Perspective / Edition 1

by Barbara E. Travers, John F. Travers
     
 

This book takes a developmental approach to children's literature, offering a fresh perspective in the field. By combining children's literature with developmental psychology, future teachers and librarians will have a better understanding of the appropriate book for a child at a certain stage of their life. Each genre is covered within a chapter devoted to a

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This book takes a developmental approach to children's literature, offering a fresh perspective in the field. By combining children's literature with developmental psychology, future teachers and librarians will have a better understanding of the appropriate book for a child at a certain stage of their life. Each genre is covered within a chapter devoted to a certain developmental stage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470111048
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/14/2008
Series:
Wiley/Jossey-Bass Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
440
Sales rank:
825,863
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.93(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Part One. Introduction.

Chapter 1. Children, Literature, And Development: Interactions And Insights.

Chapter 2. Children And Their Literature: Changes Through The Years.

Part Two. Understanding Children's Literature.

Chapter 3. Genres In Children's Literature.

Chapter 4. Analyzing, Selecting, And Responding To Children's Literature.

Chapter 5. The Craft Of Writing And Illustrating.

Chapter 6. Diversity In Children's Literature.

Part Three. The Content Of Children's Literature.

Chapter 7. Literature For The Early Years (Birth To Two).

Chapter 8. Literature For The Preschool Years (2-4).

Chapter 9. Literature For The Early Elementary School Years (5-7).

Chapter 10. Literature For The Intermediate Years (8-11).

Chapter 11. Literature For The Middle School Years (11-14).

Chapter 12. Literature For The High School Years (14-18).

Part Four. Topics For Teachers And Librarians.

Chapter 13. Science Literature Through The Grades: A Curricular Model.

Chapter 14. Issues For Teachers And Librarians.

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