Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature / Edition 4

Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature / Edition 4

by Donna E. Norton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0023883138

ISBN-13: 9780023883132

Pub. Date: 08/28/1994

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

One of the most respected, comprehensive sources on available children's literature. Surveys the history of children' literature, explores the child's response to literature, and explains how to evaluate and select literature for children. Features unique two-part genre chapters -- one part content and one part methods. Covers artists and their illustrations, picture

Overview

One of the most respected, comprehensive sources on available children's literature. Surveys the history of children' literature, explores the child's response to literature, and explains how to evaluate and select literature for children. Features unique two-part genre chapters -- one part content and one part methods. Covers artists and their illustrations, picture books, traditional literature, modern fantasy, poetry, contemporary realistic fiction, historical fiction, multicultural literature, and nonfiction (biographies and informational books). Contains illustrations from favorite full-color children's books (in their original colors), and art from real children. Features guest editorials by authors and illustrators; flashbacks of historical events, works, and people; and a section on multicultural literature in every chapter. Provides a dual-platform CD-ROM with annotated reference information on the more than 3000 children's literature titles listed in the book. For anyone interested in children's literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780023883132
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
8.24(w) x 10.34(h) x 1.51(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Child Responds to Literature.
2. The History of Children's Literature.
3. Evaluating and Selecting Literature for Children.
4. Artists and their Illustrations.
5. Picture Books.
6. Traditional Literature.
7. Modern Fantasy.
8. Poetry.
9. Contemporary Realistic Fiction.
10. Historical Fiction.
11. Multicultural Literature.
12. Nonfiction: Biographies and Informational Books.

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