Essentials of Children's Literature / Edition 5

Essentials of Children's Literature / Edition 5

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by Carol Lynch-Brown, Carl M. Tomlinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 020542015X

ISBN-13: 9780205420155

Pub. Date: 08/05/2004

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This book is a concise, straightforward presentation of literature and sharing literature with children. The two chapters in Part One cover current trends and the introductory material parents and teachers need in order to begin selecting, reading, and evaluating children's trade books. Part Two defines and describes specific genres of literature and discusses the…  See more details below

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This book is a concise, straightforward presentation of literature and sharing literature with children. The two chapters in Part One cover current trends and the introductory material parents and teachers need in order to begin selecting, reading, and evaluating children's trade books. Part Two defines and describes specific genres of literature and discusses the types of books that fall within the categories. The last two chapters comprising Part Three present curriculum and teaching strategies. For teachers and parents of children in grades K-6.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205420155
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
08/05/2004
Pages:
395
Product dimensions:
7.56(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.72(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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