Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature / Edition 5

Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature / Edition 5

by Donna E. Norton, Saundra E. Norton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0136679730

ISBN-13: 9780136679738

Pub. Date: 07/07/1998

Publisher: Pearson Education


Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children’s Literature continues to be a visually stunning, theoretically sound, comprehensive overview of children’s literature.  It will prepare you to appreciate, evaluate, and share children’s literature by examining the most important

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Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children’s Literature continues to be a visually stunning, theoretically sound, comprehensive overview of children’s literature.  It will prepare you to appreciate, evaluate, and share children’s literature by examining the most important elements of the literature and by addressing the interests and needs of its readers. 

 

No text better prepares you for evaluating, choosing, and sharing quality children’s literature than Through the Eyes of a Child.

·         A full chapter, Chapter 3, is devoted to the discussion of evaluating and choosing literature for children.

·         Evaluation Criteria boxes in every genre chapter outline exactly what you need to look for in quality literature.

·         In-Depth Analysis features take you deep into an exemplary title to help you discover the elements that compose quality literature.

 

The seventh edition of the text broadens its look at the literature that appeals to and nourishes children and adolescents.

·         Every chapter looks at Young Adult Literature, examining the ways to intrigue and nurture young adult readers, to evaluate titles for this audience, and to integrate these quality titles into your teaching.

·         The text’s long-known coverage of multicultural literature has been embedded into every chapter to help you integrate and appreciate these titles.  Look for the Multicultural Literature logo to find specific coverage in every chapter.

·         Because of the increased popularity and quality of nonfiction titles, coverage has been expanded to two chapters: Chapter 11’s Biographies and Chapter 12’s Informational Books.

 

By incorporating media the 7th edition gives you the tools to stay up to date, do research, and utilize technology to enrich your learning and teaching.

·         A Database of Children’s Literature CD-ROM accompanies the text, providing you information on thousands of excellent titles worth sharing with children and adolescents.

·          Technology Resource features throughout chapters help you make the most of the media available with the text, providing specific ideas for integrating the technology into teaching.

·         A robust Companion Website containing lessons, online activities, self-assessment opportunities and valuable links to literature-related sites gives you the tools to enrich your study of children’s literature.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136679738
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/07/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
734
Product dimensions:
8.36(w) x 10.36(h) x 1.29(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The child responds to literature1
Ch. 2The history of children's literature43
Ch. 3Evaluating and selecting literature for children73
Ch. 4Artists and their illustrations117
Ch. 5Picture books161
Ch. 6Traditional literature207
Ch. 7Modern fantasy271
Ch. 8Poetry315
Ch. 9Contemporary realistic fiction361
Ch. 10Historical fiction415
Ch. 11Biographies461
Ch. 12Informational books499

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