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Charlotte Huck's Children's Literature

4.05  ·  Rating Details ·  94 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
This classic text shows readers how children s literature can capture the attention of K-8 students and foster a lifelong love of reading. It is the standard work in the field. The text covers learning about children s literature, understanding children s responses to literature, the history of children s literature, beginning books, picture books and all of the genres (fa ...more
Hardcover, 665 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by McGraw-Hill Higher Education (first published 1961)
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Christa
Excellent resource of children's literature. There is also a link to resources from the website to use as well. Great list of books for librarians and teachers to use for the classroom, book clubs, and other educational projects. Very in-depth coverage of books with a synopsis and cover photos. Had to use it as a resource for class and it was invaluable.
Kristine
Anyone looking for a definitive guide to selecting, understanding, and/or knowing children's literature should check out this text. It is definitely pricey, but it returns at least double its value in all that it contains. The name of Charlotte Huck continues to grace the cover of a great teacher/librarian resource.
Alice
May 01, 2010 Alice rated it really liked it
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Done with Materials for Children!! This is an excellent resource for anyone who is interested in children's literature, but especially for educators and librarians.

This will remain on my own professional shelf for a long time to come.
Alicia Scully
Jan 08, 2012 Alicia Scully rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
I found this to be very dense, dull reading. However, it's full of helpful lists detailing books for various genres, reading levels, and interests. I would suggest looking over the lists to jump start classes or modules, but I wouldn't suggest buying the book.
Denise
May 10, 2011 Denise rated it really liked it
I read this book for a children's lit class. It was very informative and has many lists and suggestions for books in many different genres.
Katie
Mar 04, 2008 Katie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was the best text I had in Library School, but there were disturbing typos, most notably for me "Maude Hart Lovelace". Unless it was talking about Maude's sophmore year..........
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I read the 1968 edition. More modern editions would be much more useful.
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Excellent 'go-to' source for children's literature. A 'must keep' professionally.
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