A book full of practical activities, programming ideas, and teaching strategies that identifies the latest critically acclaimed books and materials for children.
CONTENTS * Acknowledgments Introduction This Book by Joyce Sidman * Chapter 1: An Introduction to Children and Their Literature Chapter 2: Picture Books Chapter 3: Traditional Tales Chapter 4: Poetry for Children Chapter 5: Contemporary Realistic Fiction Chapter 6: Historical Fiction Chapter 7: Fantasy Chapter 8: Informational Books * References Bibliography of Children's Books Cited Credits Index
Sylvia M. Vardell is professor in the School of Library and Information Studies at Texas Woman's University.
"This attractive and informative addition to the Library and Information Science Text Series provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of children's literature. Designed specifically to teach library science professionals how to select, display, and create engaging activities around children's books, this unique textbook also has far-reaching appeal to anyone interested in learning more about children's literature. . . . These features make the book an indispensable resource for information professionals." - ARBAonline