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Charlotte Huck's Children's Literature with Online Learning Center Card

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ISBN-10: 0073257699

ISBN-13: 9780073257693

Edition: 9th 2007

Authors: Barbara Kiefer, Janet Hickman, Susan Hepler

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This classic text shows readers how children’s literature can capture the attention of K-8 students and foster a lifelong love of reading. It is the standard work in the field. The text covers learning about children’s literature, understanding children’s responses to literature, the history of children’s literature, beginning books, picture books and all of the genres (fantasy, poetry, realistic fiction, historical fiction, biography, and informational books), planning the literature program, and extending and evaluating children’s understandings of literature.
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Book details

Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Binding: Cloth Text 
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.136
Language: English

Barbara Kiefer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University where she teaches courses in Reading and Children�s Literature. Originally trained in art education, she taught grades 1-5 in several regions of the U.S. and in overseas schools. She has served as chair of the Elementary Section Committee of the National Council of Teachers of English and as a member of the NCTE Executive Board and was a member of the 1988 Caldecott Award Committee of the American Library Association. She has also served as chair of the NCTE/CLA notable Trade Books in the Language Arts committee and the Children�s Book Council/International…    

Knowing children's literaturep. 2
Understanding children's responses to literaturep. 32
The changing world of children's books and the development of multicultural literaturep. 70
Books to begin onp. 140
Picture booksp. 198
Traditional literaturep. 274
Modern fantasyp. 348
Poetryp. 408
Contemporary realistic fictionp. 468
Historical fictionp. 540
Nonfiction booksp. 586
Biographyp. 632
Planning the literature programp. 664
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