Children's Literature in the Elementary School / Edition 6

Children's Literature in the Elementary School / Edition 6

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

ISBN-10: 069727960X

ISBN-13: 9780697279606

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

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:
9780697279606
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
783
Product dimensions:
8.85(w) x 11.27(h) x 1.42(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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