Children's Literature in the Elementary School / Edition 8

Children's Literature in the Elementary School / Edition 8

by Charlotte S. Huck, Janet Hickman, Susan Hepler, Barbara Kiefer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072562811

ISBN-13: 9780072562811

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This classic text shows readers how children's literature can capture the attention of K-8 students and foster a lifelong love of reading. It is the standard work in the field. The text covers learning about children's literature, understanding children's responses to literature, the history of children's literature, picture books and all the genres (beginning books,…  See more details below

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This classic text shows readers how children's literature can capture the attention of K-8 students and foster a lifelong love of reading. It is the standard work in the field. The text covers learning about children's literature, understanding children's responses to literature, the history of children's literature, picture books and all the genres (beginning books, fantasy, poetry, realistic fiction, historical fiction, biography, and informational books), planning the literature program, and extending and evaluating children's understandings of literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072562811
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
645

Table of Contents

Part I: Learning About Books and Children


Chapter 1: Knowing Children's Literature
Chapter 2: Understanding Children's Responses to Literature
Chapter 3: The Changing World of Children's Books
Part II: Exploring Children's Literature
Chapter 4: Books to Begin On
Chapter 5: Picture Books
Chapter 6: Traditional Literature
Chapter 7: Modern Fantasy
Chapter 8: Poetry
Chapter 9: Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Chapter 10: Historical Fiction
Chapter 11: Nonfiction Books
Chapter 12: Biography
Part III: Developing a Literature Program
Chapter 13: Planning the Literature Program

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