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Through the eyes of a child : an introduction to children's literature

Author: Donna E Norton; Saundra E Norton
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Merrill, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Surveys the history of children's literature, explores the child's response to literature, and explains how to evaluate and select literature for children. Features unique two-part genre chapters -- one part content and one part methods. Covers artists and their illustrations, picture books, traditional literature, modern fantasy, poetry, contemporary realistic fiction, historical fiction, multicultural literature,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna E Norton; Saundra E Norton
ISBN: 0136679730 9780136679738
OCLC Number: 968392523
Notes: The Child Responds to Literature -- The History of Children's Literature -- Evaluating and Selecting Literature for Children -- Artists and Their Illustrations -- Picture Books -- Traditional Literature -- Modern Fantasy -- Pãitry -- Contemporary Realistic Fiction -- Historical Fiction -- Multicultural Literature -- Nonfiction: Biographies and Informational Books. System requirements for accompanying computer disc: Windows or Macintosh. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: [764] pages : illustrations ; 27 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: The child responds to literature --
The history of children's literature --
Evaluating and selecting literature for children --
Artists and their illustrations --
Picture books --
Traditional literature --
Modern fantasy --
Poetry --
Contemporary realistic fiction --
Historical fiction --
Multicultural literature --
Nonfiction : biographies and informational books.
Responsibility: Donna E. Norton with Saundra E. Norton.

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Suitable for courses in Children's Literature, this text has two-part genre chapters - one part content and one part methods that allows instructors to teach the content, methods, or a combination.  Read more...

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