9780078024429

Charlotte Huck's Children's Literature: A Brief Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078024429

  • ISBN10:

    0078024420

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-03-11
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Now in its 2nd edition, Charlotte Huck’s Children’s Literature: A Brief Guide provides essential information for designing pre-K-to-8 literature programs. Expertly designed in a vibrant, full-color format, this streamlined text has a strong emphasis on researching, evaluating, and implementing quality books in the classroom, the critical skills needed to search for and select literature. Kiefer’s guide gives readers the tools they need to evaluate books, create curriculum, and foster a lifelong love of reading for students.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: Learning About Books and Children

Chapter 1: Knowing Children’s Literature

Chapter 2: Understanding Children’s Responses to Literature

PART TWO: Exploring Genres in Children’s Books

Chapter 3: Picturebooks

Chapter 4: Traditional Literature

Chapter 5: Modern Fantasy

Chapter 6: Poetry

Chapter 7: Contemporary Realistic Fiction

Chapter 8: Historical Fiction

Chapter 9: Nonfiction

Chapter 10: Biography

PART THREE: The Literature Program Across the Curriculum

Chapter 11: Planning the Literature Program

Appendix A: Children’s Book Awards

Appendix B: Book Selection Aids

Author, Illustrator, Title Index

Subject Index

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