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Children's Literature in Action A Librarian's Guide

ISBN-10: 1591585570
ISBN-13: 9781591585572
Edition: 2008
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 1/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 323
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

This text will reach a new market, the LIS instructor who is looking for something that combines the literature with the practical in teaching courses in materials for children and young adults for an audience of school and public children's librarians.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
An Introduction to Children and Their Literature
Becoming Literate
Literacy Development
Emergent Literacy
Schools and Reading
Reading Aloud
Sustained Silent Reading (SSR)
Readers' Advisory
Selecting and Reviewing Children's Books
Awards in Children's Literature
Other Major Awards
Best Lists
What Books?
Learning About Authors, Illustrators, and Poets
Literature in Action: Launching Literature and Literacy Celebrations
Ongoing Professional Development
Conclusion
Professional Resources for Children's Literature
Assignments in Action: Getting Started
Picture Books
Introduction
Definitions
Types of Picture Books
Major Authors and Illustrators of Picture Books
Children's Picture Book Illustration
Evaluation Criteria
Awards for Picture Books and Illustration
Literature in Action: Sharing Picture Books Aloud
Sharing Picture Books
Conclusion
Professional Resources on the Art of Picture Books
Assignments in Action: Looking into Picture Books
Traditional Tales
Introduction
Definitions
Types of Traditional Tales
Major Retellers of Traditional Tales
Evaluation Criteria
Awards for Traditional Tales
Literature in Action: Featuring Folktale Variants
Sharing Traditional Tales
Conclusion
Professional Resources for Traditional Literature
Assignments in Action: Celebrating Traditional Tales
Poetry for Children
Introduction
Definitions
Types of Poetry Books for Children
Major Poets
Evaluation Criteria
Awards for Poetry
Literature in Action: Leading Choral Reading and Poetry Performance
Sharing Poetry
Conclusion
Professional Resources in Children's Poetry
Assignments in Action: Exploring Poetry Possibilities
Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Introduction
Definitions
Types of Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Controversy and Contemporary Realism
Major Authors of Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Evaluation Criteria
Awards for Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Literature in Action: Guiding Book Reports and Responses
Sharing Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Conclusion
Professional Resources in Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Assignments in Action: Checking Out Contemporary Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Introduction
Definitions
Types of Historical Fiction
Major Authors of Historical Fiction
Evaluation Criteria
Awards for Historical Fiction
Literature in Action: "What Would Cleopatra Do?"
Sharing Historical Fiction
Conclusion
Professional Resources for Historical Fiction
Assignments in Action: Digging Deeper into Historical Fiction
Fantasy
Introduction
Definitions
Types of Fantasy
Controversy
Major Authors of Fantasy
Evaluation Criteria
Awards for Fantasy
Literature in Action: Expanding Reading with Audiobooks
Sharing Fantasy
Conclusion
Professional Resources in Fantasy Literature
Assignments in Action: Delving into Fantasy
Informational Books
Introduction
Definitions
Types of Informational Books
Major Authors of Informational Books
Evaluation Criteria
Awards for Informational Books
Literature in Action: Introducing Access Features
Sharing Informational Books
Conclusion
Professional Resources in Nonfiction
Assignments in Action: Investigating Informational Books
References
Bibliography of Children's Books Cited
Credits
Index

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