Literature for Children: A Short Introduction / Edition 4

Literature for Children: A Short Introduction / Edition 4

by Longman Publishing Staff, David L. Russell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801330866

ISBN-13: 9780801330865

Pub. Date: 06/19/2000

Publisher: Pearson

David L. Russell has written a succinct yet comprehensive introduction to children's literature that focuses on genres and concepts rather than on particular authors. From a literary perspective, Literature for Children is an engaging title that explores the foundations and contexts of literature, including the various genres of

Overview

David L. Russell has written a succinct yet comprehensive introduction to children's literature that focuses on genres and concepts rather than on particular authors. From a literary perspective, Literature for Children is an engaging title that explores the foundations and contexts of literature, including the various genres of children's literature from picture to informational books. This book provides a unique overview of critical theories of literature. Significantly expanded history of children's literature, including more titles, more authors, and provides a thorough and comprehensive background of literary works. For teachers, future teachers, or educators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801330865
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/19/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.57(d)

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Table of Contents

I. THE CONTEXTS OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.

1. The History of Children's Literature.

2. Child Development and Literature.

3. Cultural and Social Diversity.

4. Understanding Literature.

5. Responding to Literature.

II. THE KINDS OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.

6. Books for the Very Young.

7. Picture Storybooks.

8. Folk Literature.

9. Poetry.

10. Fantasy.

11. Contemporary and Historical Realism.

12. Biography.

13. Informational Books.

Appendix: Children's Book Awards.

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