Literature and the Child / Edition 7

Literature and the Child / Edition 7

by Lee Galda, Bernice E. Cullinan, Lawrence R. Sipe
     
 


LITERATURE AND THE CHILD, 9th Edition, offers thorough, concise coverage of the formats and genres of children's literature and principles for the use of children's literature in the classroom. Beautifully written and illustrated discussions illuminate specific aspects of each format or genre, supported by information on the latest quality works appropriate for… See more details below

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LITERATURE AND THE CHILD, 9th Edition, offers thorough, concise coverage of the formats and genres of children's literature and principles for the use of children's literature in the classroom. Beautifully written and illustrated discussions illuminate specific aspects of each format or genre, supported by information on the latest quality works appropriate for children in nursery school through middle school. A stunning design includes interior illustrations by Lauren Stringer, an award-winning children's book author and illustrator. Each genre chapter contains criteria for evaluating literary quality, equipping you with a resource to guide text selection in the classroom. Practical, research-based information about teaching appears throughout, including ideas you can apply to your own classroom and an emphasis on the importance of selecting complex texts. This book will help you better understand how to select texts that best serve your curriculum goals and the needs and interests of your students.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495809975
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/22/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
499
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Children's and adolescent literature : yesterday, today, and tomorrow3
Ch. 2The art of picture books27
Ch. 3Content of picture books55
Ch. 4Poetry and verse85
Ch. 5Folklore127
Ch. 6Fantasy and science fiction161
Ch. 7Contemporary realistic fiction185
Ch. 8Historical fiction209
Ch. 9Biography237
Ch. 10Nonfiction259
Ch. 11Building a culturally diverse literature collection285
Ch. 12Developing responsive readers313
Ch. 13Literature-based instruction in preschool and primary grades343
Ch. 14Literature-based instruction in intermediate grades and middle school357

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