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Author: Terrell A. Young
Genre: Education
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0135185874
Book Pages: 368
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

A concise, engaging, practical overview of children's literature that keeps the focus on the books children read. This brief introduction to children's literature genres leaves time to actually read children's books. Written on the assumption that the focus of a children's literature course should be on the actual books that children read, the authors first wrote this book in 1996 as a "textbook for people who don't like children's literature textbooks." Today it serves as an overview to shed light on the essentials of children's literature and how to use it effectively with young readers, from PreK to 8th grade. The authors use an enjoyable, conversational style to achieve their goal of providing a practical overview of children's books that offers a framework and background information, while keeping the spotlight on the books themselves.


Author: Michael O. Tunnell
Genre: Education
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0132480565
Book Pages: 316
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Rev. ed. of: Children's literature, briefly / Michael O. Tunnell, James S. Jacobs. 4th ed. c2012.


Author: James S. Jacobs
Genre: Children
Publisher: Merrill Publishing Company
ISBN: UCSC:32106012260722
Book Pages: 367
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Are you looking for a brief introduction to children's literature genres that leaves time to read actual works of children's literature? This new, significantly revised, and streamlined edition of Children's Literature, Briefly introduces the reader to the essential foundations of each children's literature genre, supported by practical features and tools to suggest quality books and activities to advance literacy in the classroom. As new teachers build their classroom libraries, the brevity of this affordable new edition ensures that readers have the resources to purchase and time to read actual children's literature. New! Briefer chapters provide essential information on genres, text quality, and censorship, ensuring that new teachers are prepared to teach and read children's literature. Learn to address issues of children's motivation through the use of children's literature in the classroom in Chapter 17. Read descriptions of how children's literature can be used to advance literacy in the classroom in Chapter 18. A unique, colorful illustration guide identifies the visual elements children's literature illustrators use and explains how to evaluate a book by its pictures. Top 10 Favorites as end-of-chapter features provide new teachers with the latest in quick-reference booklists that name the best of the best in children's literature. Notable authors and illustrators features help new teachers get a head start on choosing quality literature. New! Searchable database of 20,000 children's literature titles has been reprogrammed for faster search capabilities, including: Searching for a specific book, Customized searching for award winners or for books by grade level, Tailoring a booklist for a specific child or classroom activity. New! A CD tutorial supports readers in the use of the CD database for the first time. Tech Notes throughout the text suggest where and when to engage the use of the searchable database in coursework and in the classroom. Book jacket.


Author: Michael O. Tunnell
Genre: Education
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0135040116
Book Pages:
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

0135040116 / 9780135040119 Children's Literature, Briefly Value Pack (includes Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry & Seven Blind Mice ) Package consists of: 0131734903 / 9780131734906 Children's Literature, Briefly 0321150295 / 9780321150295 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry 0698118952 / 9780698118959 Seven Blind Mice


Author: Seth Lerer
Genre: Literary Criticism
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226473024
Book Pages: 396
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Ever since children have learned to read, there has been children’s literature. Children’s Literature charts the makings of the Western literary imagination from Aesop’s fables to Mother Goose, from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to Peter Pan, from Where the Wild Things Are to Harry Potter. The only single-volume work to capture the rich and diverse history of children’s literature in its full panorama, this extraordinary book reveals why J. R. R. Tolkien, Dr. Seuss, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Beatrix Potter, and many others, despite their divergent styles and subject matter, have all resonated with generations of readers. Children’s Literature is an exhilarating quest across centuries, continents, and genres to discover how, and why, we first fall in love with the written word. “Lerer has accomplished something magical. Unlike the many handbooks to children’s literature that synopsize, evaluate, or otherwise guide adults in the selection of materials for children, this work presents a true critical history of the genre. . . . Scholarly, erudite, and all but exhaustive, it is also entertaining and accessible. Lerer takes his subject seriously without making it dull.”—Library Journal (starred review) “Lerer’s history reminds us of the wealth of literature written during the past 2,600 years. . . . With his vast and multidimensional knowledge of literature, he underscores the vital role it plays in forming a child’s imagination. We are made, he suggests, by the books we read.”—San Francisco Chronicle “There are dazzling chapters on John Locke and Empire, and nonsense, and Darwin, but Lerer’s most interesting chapter focuses on girls’ fiction. . . . A brilliant series of readings.”—Diane Purkiss, Times Literary Supplement


Author: Diane M. Barone
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781606239407
Book Pages: 242
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Many reading programs today overlook an essential component of literacy instruction—helping children develop an enduring love of reading. This authoritative and accessible guide provides a wealth of ideas for incorporating high-quality children's books of all kinds into K–6 classrooms. Numerous practical strategies are presented for engaging students with picturebooks, fiction, nonfiction, and nontraditional texts. Lively descriptions of recommended books and activities are interspersed with invaluable tips for fitting authentic reading experiences into the busy school day. Every chapter concludes with reflection questions and suggestions for further reading. The volume also features reproducible worksheets and forms.


Author: ANONIMO
Genre:
Publisher:
ISBN: 0131512463
Book Pages:
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Author: Daniel Lee Darigan
Genre: Literary Criticism
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0130813559
Book Pages: 583
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Intended for introductory courses on K-8 reading Methods courses. This book links quality children's books to an effective reading and language arts program.


Author: Bernard Wilson
Genre: Literary Criticism
Publisher: Springer Nature
ISBN: 9789811526312
Book Pages: 398
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This volume provides a key analysis of Asian children’s literature and film and creates a dialogue between East and West and between the cultures from which they emerge, within the complex symbiosis of their local, national and transnational frameworks. In terms of location and content the book embraces a broad scope, including contributions related to the Asian-American diaspora, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, and Taiwan. Individually and collectively, these essays broach crucial questions: What elements of Asian literature and film make them distinctive, both within their own specific culture and within the broader Asian area? What aspects link them to these genres in other parts of the world? How have they represented and shaped the societies and cultures they inhabit? What moral codes do they address, underpin, or contest? The volume provides further voice to the increasingly diverse and fascinating output of the region and emphasises the importance of Asian art forms as depictions of specific cultures but also of their connection to broader themes in children’s texts, and scholarship within this field.


Author: Carol G. Lynch-Brown
Genre: Children's literature
Publisher:
ISBN: 1292021349
Book Pages: 328
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This brief, affordable, straightforward book-packed with rich resources-is a true compendium of information about children's literature and how to use children's literature in the classroom. It is designed to awaken, reawaken, and motivate students to share literature with children. In clear, concise, direct narrative using recommended book lists, examples, figures, and tables in combination with prose, this book conveys the body of knowledge about children's literature and about teaching literature to children. The Seventh Edition of this best-selling book adds a new co-author, Kathy G. Short, to the well-known author team of Carol Lynch-Brown and Carl M. Tomlinson.