ISBN-10:
0072322284
ISBN-13:
9780072322286
Pub. Date:
08/28/2000
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Children's Literature in the Elementary School / Edition 7

Children's Literature in the Elementary School / Edition 7

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Children's Literature in the Elementary School / Edition 7

This classic text shows readers how children's literature can capture the attention of K-8 students and foster a lifelong love of reading. It is the standard work in the field. The text covers learning about children's literature, understanding children's responses to literature, the history of children's literature, picture books and all the genres (beginning books, fantasy, poetry, realistic fiction, historical fiction, biography, and informational books), planning the literature program, and extending and evaluating children's understandings of literature.

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ISBN-13: 9780072322286
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 08/28/2000
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 682

Table of Contents

Part One Learning About Books and Children 1(114)
Knowing Children's Literature
2(30)
Understanding Children's Responses to Literature
32(34)
The Changing World of Children's Books
66(49)
Part Two Exploring Children's Literature 115(452)
Books to Begin On
116(50)
Picture Books
166(63)
Traditional Literature
229(71)
Modern Fantasy
300(49)
Poetry
349(52)
Contemporary Realistic Fiction
401(60)
Historical Fiction
461(39)
Nonfiction Books
500(1)
Biography
500(67)
Part Three Developing a Literature Program 567(71)
Planning the Literature Program
568(70)
Appendices
A Children's Book Awards
617(11)
B Book Selection Aids
628(8)
C Publishers' Addresses
636(2)
Name Index 638(37)
Subject Index 675

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