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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072423919

ISBN-13: 9780072423914

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

The most comprehensive children's literature book available, Children's Literature in the Elementary School, Sixth Edition, contains theories and current research about how children grow and respond to books, as well as practical information - more than 4,000 children's literature suggestions, real-life accounts from other teachers, and specific guidelines for…  See more details below

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The most comprehensive children's literature book available, Children's Literature in the Elementary School, Sixth Edition, contains theories and current research about how children grow and respond to books, as well as practical information - more than 4,000 children's literature suggestions, real-life accounts from other teachers, and specific guidelines for evaluating books and children's responses to them. Through your reading, you will learn how good children's books capture the attention of elementary and middle school students, spark their quest for knowledge, and cement their lifelong love of reading. Betty Coody's Using Literature with Young Children cites more than 500 specific titles of books and classroom activities to share with your young students.

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

Features Guide
Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. 1Learning About Books and Children1
Ch. 1Knowing Children's Literature2
Ch. 2Understanding Children's Responses to Literature32
Ch. 3The Changing World of Children's Books66
Pt. 2Exploring Children's Literature115
Ch. 4Books to Begin On116
Ch. 5Picture Books166
Ch. 6Traditional Literature229
Ch. 7Modern Fantasy300
Ch. 8Poetry349
Ch. 9Contemporary Realistic Fiction401
Ch. 10Historical Fiction461
11Nonfiction Books500
Ch. 12Biography540
Pt. 3Developing a Literature Program567
Ch. 13Planning the Literature Program568
App. A: Children's Book Awards617
App. B: Book Selection Aids628
App. C: Publisher's Addresses636
Name Index638
Subject Index675

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