Essentials of Children's Literature

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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<> The sixth edition Essentials of Children's Literatureoffers a concise, straightforward presentation of children's literature that engages students and motivates them to share literature with children. Written with a comprehensive, “facts-only” approach, this lucid resource offers an abundance of examples to illustrate how to use children's literature in the classroom.

Table of Contents

Children and Literature
Learning about Children and Literature
Learning about Reading and Literature
Learning about Literature
Categories of Literature
Poetry and Plays
Picture Books
Traditional Literature
Modern Fantasy
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Nonfiction: Biography and Informational Books
Literature for a Diverse Society
Planning the Curriculum
Developing Teaching Strategies
Children's Book Awards
Professional Resources
Children's Magazines
Transitional Books
Credits and Acknowledgements
Index to Children's
Books and Authors
Subject Index
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