Essentials of Children's Literature / Edition 2

Essentials of Children's Literature / Edition 2

by Carol Lynch-Brown, Carl M. Tomlinson
     
 

The fourth edition of this college textbook by Tomlinson (N. Illinois U.) and Lynch-Brown (Florida St. U.) is tailored to the beginning survey course in children's literature, and would also serve as the literature text in an integrated language arts or reading course. The main topics include children and literature, categories of literature, and literature in the… See more details below

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The fourth edition of this college textbook by Tomlinson (N. Illinois U.) and Lynch-Brown (Florida St. U.) is tailored to the beginning survey course in children's literature, and would also serve as the literature text in an integrated language arts or reading course. The main topics include children and literature, categories of literature, and literature in the school. The new edition includes a booklist of bilingual literature; discussion of the issue of censorship in terms of the First Amendment rights of children; suggested read-aloud list of each genre; more than 2,000 recommended book titles for students; extensive coverage of children's book awards from the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Australia, and New Zealand; and a chapter on multicultural and international children's literature.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205167517
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IChildren and literature1
1Learning about children and their literature2
2Learning about books24
Pt. IICategories of literature41
3Poetry and plays43
4Picture books75
5Traditional literature98
6Modern fantasy115
7Realistic fiction130
8Historical fiction146
9Nonfiction : biography and informational books163
10Multicultural and international literature184
Pt. IIILiterature in the school217
11Planning the curriculum218
12Developing teaching strategies249
App. AChildren's book awards277
App. BProfessional resources315
App. CChildren's magazines324
App. DShort story collections327
App. ETransitional books330

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