A Critical Handbook of Children's Literature / Edition 9

A Critical Handbook of Children's Literature / Edition 9

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by Rebecca J. Lukens, Jacquelin J. Smith, Cynthia Miller Coffel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0137056389

ISBN-13: 9780137056385

Pub. Date: 03/23/2012

Publisher: Pearson

A Critical Handbook of Children’s Literature, Ninth Edition,gives future teachers, practicing teachers, librarians, and parents many examples of quality children’s literature to guide them in choosing the best books for the classroom, library, or home. The Handbook analyzes children’s books that showcase positive examples of the

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A Critical Handbook of Children’s Literature, Ninth Edition,gives future teachers, practicing teachers, librarians, and parents many examples of quality children’s literature to guide them in choosing the best books for the classroom, library, or home. The Handbook analyzes children’s books that showcase positive examples of the literary elements, formats, and genres that are the focus in the field of children’s literature. The books are noteworthy children’s books, from classics to favorites to just-published titles, all selected as thought-provoking, important, or motivating choices. The authors suggest that readers examine the Handbook and then apply the literary concepts to additional reading from today’s ever-expanding selection of children’s books.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137056385
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/23/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
110,269
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

1Literature : what is it?3
2Genre in children's literature13
3Picture books39
4Character75
5Plot99
6Theme131
7Setting149
8Point of view169
9Style189
10Tone211
11From rhyme to poetry239
12Biography271
13Informational books287

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