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Children's Books in Children's Hands: An Introduction to Their Litrature

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A resource for pre- and in-service teachers, librarians, and all who seek to encourage children to enter the world of books. Part I orients the reader to the study of children's literature, with chapters on children's personality and intellectual development, literary elements of children's literatu
Hardcover, 580 pages
Published July 1st 1997 by Prentice Hall
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Nov 17, 2007 Meagan rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: teachers, librarians, and parents
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This is a wonderful resource for anyone who is involved with encouraging the love of reading in children. It includes detailed descriptions of the many varieties of children's literature, as well as stand-out examples from each genre and excellent resources for further reading. In addition, each chapter is full of text boxes encouraging readers to consider important issues in children's literature and literacy, as well as suggestions for best practices in teaching reading. It's all written in a ...more
Great book. Very useful. TOO EXPENSIVE!!!
Cindy Klement
Fascinating book on how literature stimulates children's thinking from picture books to classics. I'm taking this for a class and had no idea it would be this interesting. My daughter is an elementary teacher in San Diego an I will definitely forward this to her for her library. It really is a must for teachers!
(reading throughout the semester in CI 546)

An invaluable resource for a classroom teacher.
My most used classroom resource- hands down.
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