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LITERATURE AND THE CHILD, 7th Edition, covers the two major topical areas of children's literature—the genres of children's literature (picture books, folklore, etc.) and the use of children's literature in the classroom. Deliberately concise, the book offers succinct yet beautifully written and illustrated discussions that reflect the tone and feel of children's books. Featuring discussions of the latest works of children's literature, the text includes coverage of the growing importance of young adult literature as well as expanded emphasis on upper-level children's literature and adolescent literature. The authors pay careful attention to diversity in children's literature and equip students with practical, research-based teaching ideas.
Table of Contents
|Literature for Young Readers|
|Literature in the Lives of Young Readers|
|Children And Books: Genres In Literature For Young Readers|
|Picturebooks: A Unique Format in Children's Literature|
|Poetry and Verse|
|Fantasy and Science Fiction|
|Contemporary Realistic Fictions|
|Literature in Action: Preschool and Primary Grades|
|Literature in Action: Intermediate Grades and Middle School|
|The History of Children's Literature|
|Selected Children's and Young Adult Book Awards|
|Children's Magazines and Newspapers|
|Glossary of Literacy Terms|
|Children's Literature References|
|Author and Title|
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