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Elementary Children's Literature : The Basics for Teachers and Parents

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780205452293

ISBN10:
0205452299
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon

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Table of Contents

Preface xi
Part One Entering the World of Children's Literature 1(112)
chapter 1 Introduction to the World of Children's Literature
1(24)
Defining Literature for Children
2(2)
The Birth of Modern Children's Literature
4(4)
The Genres of Literature
8(1)
The Dewey Decimal System
9(2)
Book Formats
11(6)
Picture Books
11(1)
Easy-to-Read Books
12(1)
Illustrated Books
13(1)
Chapter Books
13(1)
Hardcover Books
13(1)
Paperback Books
14(1)
Grocery Store Books
14(2)
Series Books
16(1)
The Value of Children's Literature
17(2)
Prereading Schema Building
19(6)
The Process of Schema Building
19(2)
Modeling the Process
21(4)
chapter 2 Element of Quality Children's Literature
25(20)
Book Awards
26(4)
Newbery Medal
26(1)
Caldecott Medal
26(1)
Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal
27(1)
Hans Christian Andersen Award
28(1)
Children's Choices and Teachers' Choices
29(1)
Literary Elements
30(8)
Characters
30(2)
Point of View
32(2)
Setting
34(1)
Plot
35(2)
Theme
37(1)
Style
37(1)
Tone
38(1)
Responding to Literature
38(1)
Reader Response Theory by Gloria Houston
39(2)
Literature Circles
41(1)
Developing a Classroom Library by Susan E. Knell
41(4)
chapter 3 The Art of Illustration
45(15)
Evaluating Illustrations
46(1)
The Union of Art and Text
46(1)
Visual Elements of Artistic Design
47(4)
Space
47(1)
Line
48(1)
Shape
48(1)
Color
49(1)
Texture
49(1)
Scale and Dimension
50(1)
Composition
50(1)
Artistic Styles
51(3)
Artistic Media and Techniques
54(3)
Painting
54(1)
Drawing
55(1)
Other Techniques
55(2)
Integrating Visual Art and Literature by Janet C. Richards
57(3)
chapter 4 Early Childhood Books
60(20)
Books of Early Childhood
61(16)
Board Books
61(1)
Concept Books
62(10)
Pattern Books
72(2)
Wordless Picture Books
74(3)
Motivating Children to Become Lifelong Readers by Susan E. Knell
77(3)
chapter 5 Traditional Literature
80(33)
Evaluating Traditional Literature
81(1)
History
82(2)
Characteristics
84(3)
Themes of Traditional Literature
87(2)
The Subgenres of Traditional Literature
89(24)
Myths
89(3)
Fables
92(2)
Ballads and Folk Songs
94(1)
Legends
95(2)
Tall Tales
97(2)
Fairy Tales or Märchen
99(8)
Cinderella Stories
107(1)
Traditional Rhymes
108(5)
Part Two The Boundless World of Fiction 113(154)
chapter 6 Modern Fantasy
113(35)
Evaluating Modern Fantasy
114(1)
The Beginnings of Fiction and Modern Fantasy
115(3)
Hans Christian Andersen
115(3)
Types of Fantasy
118(30)
Animal Fantasy
118(1)
Literary Fairy Tale
118(3)
Animated Object Fantasy
121(3)
Human with Fantasy Character
124(2)
Extraordinary Person
126(3)
Enchanted Journey
129(4)
High Fantasy
133(5)
Supernatural Fantasy
138(2)
Science Fiction
140(3)
Unlikely Situation
143(5)
chapter 7 Animal Fantasy
148(22)
Evaluating Animal Fantasy
151(1)
Milestones in Animal Fantasy
151(4)
1877: Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse by Anna Sewell
151(1)
1894: The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
151(1)
1901/1902: The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
151(2)
1903: The Call of the Wild by Jack London
153(1)
1908: The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
153(1)
1929: Bambi: A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten
153(1)
1939: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Robert L. May
154(1)
1941: Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
154(1)
1942: The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Lowrey
154(1)
1952: Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
155(1)
1957: The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
155(1)
Types of Animal Fantasy
155(15)
Type I: Anthropomorphic Animals in an All-Animal World
155(5)
Type II: Anthropomorphic Animals Coexisting with Humans
160(4)
Type III: Talking Animals in Natural Habitats
164(1)
Type IV: Realistic Animals with Human Thinking Ability
165(5)
chapter 8 Multicultural Literature
170(33)
Multicultural Literature
170(2)
Evaluating Multicultural Literature
172(1)
Categories of Multicultural Books
173(2)
Culturally Neutral Books
173(1)
Culturally Generic Books
174(1)
Culturally Specific Books
174(1)
Common Themes
175(1)
Misrepresentation of Culture
175(4)
Latino Literature by Alcione N. Ostorga
179(5)
African American Literature by Sabrina A. Brinson
184(5)
Asian American Literature by Ni Chang
189(4)
Native American Literature
193(4)
Literature of Religious Cultures
197(1)
International Literature
198(3)
Resources
201(2)
chapter 9 Contemporary Realistic Fiction
203(33)
Evaluating Contemporary Fiction
204(1)
Characteristics of Contemporary Realistic Fiction
204(1)
Censorship by Jenifer Jasinski Schneider
205(3)
Selecting versus Censoring
207(1)
Themes
208(2)
Bibliotherapy by Dan T. Ouzts and Mark J. Palombo
210(4)
The Purpose of Bibliotherapy
211(1)
Guidelines for Using Bibliotherapy
212(2)
Families
214(4)
Traditional Families
214(2)
Nontraditional Families
216(1)
Dysfunctional Families
217(1)
Abandoned Children
217(1)
Friendship
218(1)
Humor
219(2)
Adventure
221(3)
Mystery
224(2)
Social Reality
226(3)
War
226(1)
Homelessness
227(1)
Poverty and Child Labor
228(1)
Gangs and Crime
228(1)
Racism
229(1)
Personal Issues
229(3)
Animals
232(4)
chapter 10 Historical Fiction
236(31)
Evaluating Historical Fiction
237(1)
Characteristics of Historical Fiction
237(1)
Biographic Historical Fiction
238(2)
Researching Historical Fiction
240(1)
Scott O'Dell Award
241(1)
Periods Depicted in Historical Fiction
242(20)
Ancient Times
242(1)
Medieval Times
242(1)
Colonial Times
243(2)
Revolutionary Era
245(1)
Early Frontier Era
245(5)
Civil War Era
250(1)
Post-Civil War Frontier Era
251(2)
World War I Era
253(1)
Great Depression Era
253(3)
World War II Era
256(2)
Post-World War II Era
258(1)
Civil Rights Movement
259(3)
Enhancing Curriculum with Historical Fiction by Sharon Smith
262(5)
Pert Three Discovering the World through Nonfiction 267(76)
chapter 11 Biography and Autobiography
267(19)
Evaluating Biography
269(1)
Reading Biographies for Pleasure
270(1)
Types of Biography
271(5)
Authentic Biography
271(4)
Fictionalized Biography
275(1)
Forms of Biography
276(3)
Complete
276(1)
Partial
277(1)
Picture Book
278(1)
Collective
278(1)
Integrating Biography with the Study of History
279(1)
Enhancing Curriculum with Biography by Sharon Smith
280(6)
chapter 12 Informational Books
286(16)
Evaluating Informational Books
288(1)
Characteristics of Informational Books
289(1)
The Changing Nature of Informational Books
290(1)
Enhancing Curriculum with Informational Books
291(1)
Building a Foundation for Content Area Reading
292(1)
Graphic Organizers
293(9)
chapter 13 Poetry and Verse
302(18)
Evaluating Poetry and Verse
304(1)
Characteristics of Poetry and Verse
304(2)
Rhythm and Rhyme
304(1)
Language
305(1)
Forms of Poetry
306(2)
Poetry in Our Culture
308(2)
NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children
310(1)
Developing Love (or Hate) for Poetry
310(4)
Ways to Teach Kids to Hate Poetry
310(1)
Ways to Encourage Kids to Love Poetry
311(3)
Types of Poetry Books
314(2)
The Value of Poetry in the Classroom by Georgann C. Wyatt
316(4)
chapter 14 Teaching Reading Through Literature
320(23)
Reading Aloud to Children
321(4)
Questioning Guidelines
322(1)
Listening-Prediction Activity
322(3)
Sustained Silent Reading
325(1)
Reading Instruction with Trade Books
325(3)
Children's Oral Reading
328(2)
Individual Oral Reading
328(1)
Group Oral Reading
329(1)
Guided Silent Reading
330(2)
Reading-Prediction Activity
330(1)
Guided Reading Activity
331(1)
Implementing a Yearlong Literature Program
332(11)
Organizing Reading Instruction by Genres
334(1)
Organizing Reading Instruction Thematically
335(8)
Glossary 343(9)
References 352(6)
Name and Title Index 358(27)
Subject Index 385(6)
Credits 391


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