The Best In Children's Books: The University Of Chicago Guide To Children's Literature, 1985-1990

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With so many new children's books published each year, how can children learn to choose good books, and how can adults help them? This guide is designed to aid adults—parents, teachers, librarians—in selecting from the best children's literature published in recent years. By encouraging reading and ownership of books, by suggesting better books, and by discussing good books with enthusiasm and understanding, adults may help children to acquire ...
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Overview

With so many new children's books published each year, how can children learn to choose good books, and how can adults help them? This guide is designed to aid adults—parents, teachers, librarians—in selecting from the best children's literature published in recent years. By encouraging reading and ownership of books, by suggesting better books, and by discussing good books with enthusiasm and understanding, adults may help children to acquire discrimination in reading.

This guide contains 1,400 reviews of the best children's literature published between 1966 and 1972.
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Editorial Reviews

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Close to 1,500 reviews of American and British fiction and nonfiction for pre-school to young adult readers, selected from those first published in the U. of Chicago's Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. Organized alphabetically by author, with six indexes offering access by reading level, curricular use, developmental values, subject, title, and author. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780226780641
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1992
  • Pages: 502
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.36 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Suggestions for Using This Book
Reviews of Books
Appendix: Addresses of Publishers of Listed Children's Books
Indexes
 
1. Title Index
2. Developmental Values Index
3. Curricular Use Index
4. Reading Level Index
5. Subject Index
6. Type of Literature Index

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