9780073378565

Charlotte Huck's Children's Literature

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073378565

  • ISBN10:

    0073378569

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/10/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

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, beginning books, picture books and all of the genres (fantasy, poetry, realistic fiction, historical fiction, biography, and informational books), planning the literature program, and extending and evaluating children's understandings of literature.

Table of Contents

Learning about Books and Children
Knowing Childrenn++s Literature
Understanding Childrenn++s Responses to Literature
The Changing World of Children's Books and the Development of Multicultural Literature
Exploring Childrenn++s Literature
Books to Begin On
Picture Books
Traditional Literature
Modern Fantasy
Poetry
Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Nonfiction Books
Biography
Developing a Literature Program
Planning the Literature Program
Appendices
Children's Book Awards
Book Selection Aids
Publishers' Addresses
Hot Off the Press
Name Index
Subject Index
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