Essentials of Children's Literature / Edition 7

Essentials of Children's Literature / Edition 7

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Essentials of Children's Literature / Edition 7

Brief, affordable, straightforward, and packed with rich resources, this book is a true compendium of information about the best ways to share literature with children. The authors, all well respected in the field, have included selective, up-to-date lists of recommended high quality books to use with children in at various levels and from diverse backgrounds.

Here’s what makes this new edition unique.

  • Recently published, good quality books have been added to every chapter.
  • Technology is covered in a new section and integrated throughout the other chapters.
  • Two completely redesigned chapters—Chapter 11, Literature for a Diverse Society, and Chapter 13, Developing Teaching Strategies.
  • An updated color insert including recent illustrations from picture books (including examples of computer generated art) and graphic novels is presented along with an added section on how to use the Guide to Illustrations to help young readers develop visual literacy and art appreciation.
  • Included are new sections on storytelling, historical fiction and biography, character education and using works of realism for developing character, plus an updated discussion on national reports related to reading and literature, and more.

To order this book WITH MyEducationKit, use either ISBN:

ISBN-10: 0137074026

ISBN-13: 9780137074020

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ISBN-10: 013704884X

ISBN-13: 9780137048847

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780137048847
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 08/06/2010
Series: MyEducationKit Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents



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Part One Children and Literature

Chapter 1 Learning about Children and Their Literature

Chapter 2 Learning about Reading and Literature

Chapter 3 Learning about Literature

Part Two Categories of Literature

Chapter 4 Poetry

Chapter 5 Picture Books

Chapter 6 Traditional Literature

Chapter 7 Modern Fantasy

Chapter 8 Realistic Fiction

Chapter 9 Historical Fiction and Biography

Chapter 10 Informational Books

Chapter 11 Literature for a Diverse Society

Part Three Literature in the School

Chapter 12 Planning the Curriculum

Chapter 13 Engaging Children with Literature

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