This classic text shows readers how children’s literature can capture the attention of K-8 students and foster a lifelong love of reading. It is the standard work in the field. 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 literature program, and extending and evaluating children’s understandings of literature.
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Barbara Kiefer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University where she teaches courses in Reading and Children’s Literature. Originally trained in art education, she taught grades 1-5 in several regions of the U.S. and in overseas schools. She has served as chair of the Elementary Section Committee of the National Council of Teachers of English and as a member of the NCTE Executive Board and was a member of the 1988 Caldecott Award Committee of the American Library Association. She has also served as chair of the NCTE/CLA notable Trade Books in the Language Arts committee and the Children’s Book Council/International Reading association Joint Committee. She has published articles and book chapters about reading and children’s literature. She is the author of THE POTENTIAL OF PICTUREBOOKS: From Visual Literacy to Aesthetic Understanding, the co-author of AN INTEGRATED LANGUAGE PERSEPCTIVE IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL with Christine Pappas and Linda Levstik and the sixth and seventh editions of Huck et al.: CHILDREN’S LITERATURE IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Part I: Learning about Books and Children Chapter 1: Knowing Childrens Literature Chapter 2: Understanding Childrens Responses to Literature Chapter 3: The Changing World of Children's Books and the Development of Multicultural Literature Part II: Exploring Childrens Literature Chapter 4: Books to Begin On Chapter 5: Picture Books Chapter 6: Traditional Literature Chapter 7: Modern Fantasy Chapter 8: Poetry Chapter 9: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Chapter 10: Historical Fiction Chapter 11: Nonfiction Books Chapter 12: Biography Part III: Developing a Literature Program Chapter 13: Planning the Literature Program Appendices A: Children's Book Awards B: Book Selection Aids C: Publishers' Addresses D: Hot Off the Press Name Index Subject Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0073378569
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