Children's Literature in the Elementary School / Edition 7

Children's Literature in the Elementary School / Edition 7

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

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ISBN-10: 0072423919

ISBN-13: 9780072423914

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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,

Overview

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:
9780072423914
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
682
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.42(h) x (d)

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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