9780131181854

Children's Literature: Discovery for a Lifetime with CD-ROM

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131181854

  • ISBN 10:

    0131181858

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 01/01/2005
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

How do you captivate children with literature, promoting a lifetime of reading? This book's purpose is to educate teachers, librarians, and parents about the art of capturing and nurturing children's interest in books. This text offers readers: bull; bull;NEW! A wealth of current and classic literature titles for children of all cultures and abilities bull;NEW! Expanded chapters on traditional literature, modern fantasy, nonfiction, and biography bull;NEW! Technology references and links to Internet resources for literature Through this text, readers will also be able to: bull; bull;Explore the content and distinctive characteristics of picture books, poetry, traditional literature, modern fantasy, realistic fiction, historical fiction, and nonfiction books in the detailed chapters bull;Learn to understand, select, and evaluate children's literature using the abundance of information, figures, and tables in each chapter bull;Search for children's literature by author, title, topic, high-interest, publisher, and award-winning distinctions using the extensive database located on the enclosed CD-ROM bull;Become acquainted with authors and illustrators who serve as great models for classroom study in the Biographical Profiles bull;Discover authentic ways to stimulate children's response to literary experiences in the Classroom Activities bull;Find out how to develop children's social and cultural consciousness by exploring literature-based units that cut across cultures in the Unit Studies chapter

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