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Children's Literature: Discovery for a Lifetime with CD-ROM (3rd Edition)

Children's Literature: Discovery for a Lifetime with CD-ROM (3rd Edition)
Author: Barbara D. Stoodt-Hill - Linda B. Amspaugh-Corson
ISBN 13: 9780131181854
ISBN 10: 131181858
Edition: 3
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2004-05-20
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 416
List Price: $83.60

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:

  • NEW! A wealth of current and classic literature titles for children of all cultures and abilities
  • NEW! Expanded chapters on traditional literature, modern fantasy, nonfiction, and biography
  • NEW! Technology references and links to Internet resources for literature
Through this text, readers will also be able to:
  • 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
  • Learn to understand, select, and evaluate children's literature using the abundance of information, figures, and tables in each chapter
  • 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
  • Become acquainted with authors and illustrators who serve as great models for classroom study in the Biographical Profiles
  • Discover authentic ways to stimulate children's response to literary experiences in the Classroom Activities
  • 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