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Discovering Children's Literature

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ISBN-10: 0130423327

ISBN-13: 9780130423320

Edition: 3rd 2003

Authors: Judith Hillman

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For the introductory survey course in Children's Literature. A concise introduction to the world of literature for infants, children, and adolescents, this popular text taps the work of well-known scholars to provide its foundation in genre theory while clearly relating the books it recommends to practical teaching applications. After first defining literature and literacy, and examining relevant aspects of children's development, the author explores each of the traditional literature genres in turn; and provides a firm structure for evaluation that will serve future teachers well as they approach any form of literature. Each chapter asks the student for reflections, opinions, and…    
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Book details

List price: $106.40
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/25/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

The Child, the Book, and Literacy
Childhood, Children, and History
Evaluating Children's Books
Once Upon a Time…and Tradition Continues
Picture Books for the Very Young
Picture Books for All
The Pleasure and Power of Poetry
Imaginary Worlds of Fantasy
Realism in the Here and Now
Realism in the Past
Biography: The Story of a Life
Books of Information
Children's Book Awards
Internet Addresses and Additional Resources
About the Author
Author and Title Index
Subject Index