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Children and Books - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0673997333

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ISBN13: 978-0673997333
ISBN10: 0673997332
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 97
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 1997
International: No

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Children and Books - 9TH 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-0673997333

Zena Sutherland

ISBN13: 978-0673997333
ISBN10: 0673997332
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 97
Publisher: Longman, Inc.

Published: 1997
International: No
Summary

This 50th anniversary edition of a classic bestseller offers the most comprehensive introduction to children's literature, including the finest authors and artists of both the past and present. Children & Books, 9/e, maintains the features that first made this text a market leader, namely, an emphasis on major authors and artists, guidelines and criteria for selecting good literature in each genre, a focus on new books and new ideas, and above all, unrivaled attention to children's interests and developmental needs.

Author Bio

Sutherland, Zena : University of Chicago

Table of Contents

I. KNOWING CHILDREN AND BOOKS.

1. Children and Books Today.
2. Guiding Children's Book Selection.
3. The History of Children's Books.
4. Books for the Very Young.
5. Artists and Children's Books.


II. EXPLORING THE TYPES OF LITERATURE.

6. Folktales.
7. Fables, Myths, and Epics.
8. Modern Fantasy.
9. Poetry.
10. Modern Fiction.
11. Historical Fiction.
12. Biography.
13. Informational Books.


III. BRINGING CHILDREN AND BOOKS TOGETHER.

14. Literature Throughout the Curriculum.
15. Encouraging Response to Literature.
16. Introducing Literature to Children.

IV. AREAS AND ISSUES.


Appendices: Book Selection Aids; Adult References; Publishers and Their Addresses; Children's Book Awards; Pronunciation Guide.



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