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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The premier text in the field in an exciting new edition! This text's trademark enthusiastic style, attention to detail, and two-part genre chapters have won it a large and devoted following. Presenting material in accessible, interesting language students respond to, its unique format allows instructors to teach all content, all methods, or any combination of the two that is appropriate for their students. Material focuses on current, proven approaches to teaching such as the literature-based reading approach and the use of literature to encourage children's responses to reading. This text's visual appeal is guaranteed by the use of a wealth of illustrations from favorite full-color children's books in their original colors...and by a fresh, interesting layout featuring the art of real children that keeps students reading and enjoying the process of learning about children's books first page to last.From the Back Cover:
Through the Eyes of a Child, Sixth Edition, provides an in-depth look at children's literature, its genres and components, and its value in classroom contexts. Written by one of the most well-known experts in the field, this streamlined new edition motivates readers to immerse themselves in children's literature.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 6. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX013042207X
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 013042207X