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Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction…

Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature (7th…

by Donna E. Norton

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 013042207X, Hardcover)

For courses in Children's Literature. This is a fresh, new edition of one of the most widely-respected sources for introducing future teachers to the wealth of literature available to children. The sixth edition is replete with expanded coverage of key topics, numerous new features, and an enhanced focus on multicultural literature. Its unique two-part genre chapters-one part content, one part methods-once again provide everything instructors need in order to teach the core concepts and knowledge of children's literature content supported by methods to teach it. Known for accessible language, this text has a reputation, as well, for outstanding visual appeal-being infused with illustrations from full-color children's books, vivid full-color photographs, and the art of real children.

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A visually stunning, theoretically sound, comprehensive overview of childrenrs' literature. It examines the most important elements of the literature and addresses the interests and needs of its readers. Chapter 3, is devoted to the discussion of evaluating and choosing literature for children. Evaluation Criteria boxes in every genre chapter outline exactly what you need to look for in quality literature. In-Depth Analysis features take you deep into an exemplary title to help you discover the elements that compose quality literature. Every chapter looks at Young Adult Literature, examining the ways to intrigue and nurture young adult readers, to evaluate titles for this audience, and to integrate these quality titles into your teaching. Multicultural literature has been embedded into every chapter to help you integrate and appreciate these titles. Because of the increased popularity and quality of nonfiction titles, coverage has been expanded to two chapters: Chapter 11 Biographies and Chapter 12 Informational Books.… (more)

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