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Using Picture Storybooks to Teach Literary Devices: Recommended Books for Children and Young Adults Volume Two / Edition 2

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Overview

Both volumes of Using Picture Storybooks to Teach Literary Devices make it easy to find the perfect book to illustrate a specific literary device. The author has selected nearly 500 picture storybooks that effectively illustrate satire, allusion, pun, imagery, paradox, simile, analogy, and other literary devices. A substantial portion of each volume is a detailed guide for finding appropriate examples. This guide is alphabetically arranged from Allegory to Understatement and describes the appropriate titles for each device. Volume 1 spans books from 1980 to 1988, and Volume 2 covers books published since 1989 as well as classic picture books. All entries include full bibliographic information, a plot summary, examples of the literary device, and other devices used in the book. Entries in Volume 2 indicate appropriateness of a title for older students, the art styles used in illustrations, and suggested curricular tie-ins.

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An annotated bibliography listing picture storybooks in alphabetical order under the literary devices they illustrate, such as alliteration, parallel view, and understatement. Includes a reverse directory of titles and their literary devices, a list of all-age resources, titles listed under artistic style, and suggestions for curriculum tie-ins. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780897748490
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Series: Using Picture Books to Teach Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.82 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

SUSAN HALL is a journalist and government reporter for The Tipton Conservative, Tipton, Iowa. Previously, she was a school and public librarian working for 12 years primarily with grades K-8.

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