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Summary: This classic text, the standard in the field, shows readers how children's literature can capture the attention of K-8 students and foster a lifelong love of reading. 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 li ...show moreterature program, and extending and evaluating children's understandings of literature. Edition/Copyright: 9TH 07
- Multicultural Literature: The ninth edition offers a new Chapter 3, "The Changing World of Childhood's Books and the Development of Multicultural Literature," which combines the essentials of the history of children's literature with the important foundations of multicultural literature. Additionally, examples of effective multicultural literature are woven throughout the entire text and highlighted by an icon.
- Hundreds of Titles Added: This edition includes the best of contemporary children's books, while maintaining the canon of classics. More than 100 new illustrations of recent publications have been added, with more than 1,000 new references to the very latest children's texts.
- The Art of Anita Lobel: The Caldecott-winning illustrator who worked with the late Charlotte Huck to create the art for Princess Furball, Toads and Diamonds, and The Black Bull of Norroway has contributed the cover and interior art to the ninth edition.
- "Hot Off the Press" Appendix: This new appendix highlights the many recent literature and illustration additions to the text, as well as last-minute publications not included elsewhere.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2007