Literature for Children (with Book Links Journal) / Edition 5 available in Paperback
This succinct yet comprehensive introduction to children's literature focuses on genres and concepts rather than on particular authors. The completely updated edition of this groundbreaking text provides students with a clear literary perspective for understanding the foundations and contexts of literature, including the various genres of children's literature from picture to informational books. This Fifth Edition continues to be approachable and inviting with its clear and logical organization and its simple and direct prose.
New To The Fifth Edition!
- New reorganization of chapters provides a better segue between Part I and II.
- Completely re-written chapter (previously titled "child development") now includes broader issues of children's studies and how they impact the literature.
- Significantly expanded history of children's literature including more titles and authors, provides a thorough and comprehensive background.
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Table of ContentsMost chapter concludes with “Summary,” “Works Cited,” and “Recommended Readings.”
I. THE CONTEXTS OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.
II. THE KINDS OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.
Appendix: Children's Book Awards.