Children S Literature Review

✏Book Title : Children s Literature Review
✏Author : Tom Burns
✏Publisher : Gale / Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2007-12-01
✏Pages : 231
✏ISBN : 0787696048
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Children s Literature Review Book Summary : Covers writers and illustrators for children and young adults. Entries consist of listings of major works, awards, and critical excerpts from significant reviews and commentaries on the author's or artist's works.

✏Book Title : Children s Literature Review
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✏Release Date : 2008
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✏ISBN : UOM:39015066273379
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏Book Title : Childrens Literature Review Cumulative
✏Author : ANONIMO
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 2008
✏Pages : 116
✏ISBN : 0787696137
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Childrens Literature Review Cumulative Book Summary :

✏Book Title : Children s Literature Studies
✏Author : Linda C. Salem
✏Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
✏Release Date : 2006
✏Pages : 153
✏ISBN : 1591580897
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Children s Literature Studies Book Summary : This supplement to standard children's literature textbooks will be a help to instructors as they engage their students in discussions about selection of materials, censorship, dealing with curricular issues, the need to understand administrative policies, community beliefs, and their responses to these issues. It is designed to help instructors discuss books in ways that inspire collegiality, collaboration, and scholarship in book evaluation and selection. Using actual case studies, resource reviews and/or scenarios of censorship, religion, violence, ethnicity and other issues, the instructor will be able to encourage discussion and reflective thought about real issues faced by teachers and librarians as they select materials for classroom or school library use. This supplement to standard children's literature textbooks will be a help to instructors as they engage their students in discussions about selection of materials, censorship, dealing with curricular issues, the need to understand administrative policies, community beliefs, and their responses to these issues. It is designed to help them discuss books in ways that inspire collegiality, collaboration, and scholarship in book evaluation and selection. Using actual case studies, resource reviews and/or scenarios of censorship, religion, violence, ethnicity and other issues, the instructor will be able to encourage discussion and reflective thought about real issues faced by teachers and librarians as they select materials for classroom or school library use. Guides for possible resources for help in researching situations will be included. This will prove a very valuable resource in teaching children's literature courses in schools of education and library schools, and useful to practicing teachers and librarians as well. Though the book is slanted toward the use of books as classroom materials, it will be a valuable asset to a school library's professional collection and certainly valuable to the training of pre-service teachers and school librarians. Each chapter begins with a bibliographic essay that introduces the topic to the reader. The essay is designed as a starting point for further discussion and research. A list of references for each chapter is provided at the end of the chapter. These references represent sources teachers can use to conduct further research to find multiple perspectives about books.

✏Book Title : Understanding Children s Literature
✏Author : Peter Hunt
✏Publisher : Taylor & Francis
✏Release Date : 1999
✏Pages : 188
✏ISBN : 9780415195461
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Understanding Children s Literature Book Summary : This book provides an introduction to some of the critical theories useful in the study of children's literature. The 14 chapters examine the context, application and relevance to this area of concepts such as feminism, ideology, psychoanalysis and literacy studies.

✏Book Title : Children s Literature A Very Short Introduction
✏Author : Kimberley Reynolds
✏Publisher : Oxford University Press
✏Release Date : 2011-10-06
✏Pages : 144
✏ISBN : 9780199560240
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Children s Literature A Very Short Introduction Book Summary : In this lively discussion Kim Reynolds looks at what children's literature is, why it is interesting, how it contributes to culture, and how it is studied as literature. Providing examples from across history and various types of children's literature, she introduces the key debates, developments, and people involved.

✏Book Title : Children s Literature in Context
✏Author : Fiona McCulloch
✏Publisher : A&C Black
✏Release Date : 2011-09-22
✏Pages : 192
✏ISBN : 9781441129307
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Children s Literature in Context Book Summary : Children's Literature in Context is a clear, accessible and concise introduction to children's literature and its wider contexts. It begins by introducing key issues involved in the study of children's literature and its social, cultural and literary contexts. Close readings of commonly studied texts including Lewis Carroll's Alice books, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the Harry Potter series and the His Dark Materials trilogy highlight major themes and ways of reading children's literature. A chapter on afterlives and adaptations explores a range of wider cultural texts including the film adaptations of Harry Potter, The Chronicles of Narnia and The Golden Compass. The final section introduces key critical interpretations from different perspectives on issues including innocence, gender, fantasy, psychoanalysis and ideology. 'Review, Reading and Research' sections give suggestions for further reading, discussion and research. Introducing texts, contexts and criticism, this is a lively and up-to-date resource for anyone studying children's literature.

✏Book Title : The Oxford Handbook of Children s Literature
✏Author : Julia Mickenberg
✏Publisher : Oxford University Press
✏Release Date : 2011-01-15
✏Pages : 608
✏ISBN : 0199701911
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Oxford Handbook of Children s Literature Book Summary : The Oxford Handbook of Children's Literature is an ambitious new resource that provides a thorough grounding in the field through a selection of original interdisciplinary essays on canonical and popular works in the Anglo American tradition. Twenty-six essays by top scholars from varied disciplines address theoretical, historical, sociological, and critical issues through analyses of classic novels such as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Anne of Green Gables, and The Swiss Family Robinson; early educational and religious works such as The New England Primer and Froggy's Little Brother; picture books, comics and graphic novels such as Millions of Cats, Peanuts and American Born Chinese; early readers, including The Cat in the Hat and the Frog and Toad books; newer children's classics such as Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry and Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret, the Harry Potter series and His Dark Materials trilogy; and works of poetry and drama, including The Dream Keeper and Peter Pan. Other media such as the classic album Free to Be .. You and Me and the generation-defining cartoon film Dumbo are also addressed. An editors' introduction sets the stage by reviewing the field's history, foundational scholarship, and current critical trends. The handbook is geared toward graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and scholars new to the study of children's literature, as well as teachers, librarians and others wishing to immerse themselves in the most vital new research in this vibrant and growing field.

✏Book Title : Keywords for Children s Literature
✏Author : Philip Nel
✏Publisher : NYU Press
✏Release Date : 2011
✏Pages : 282
✏ISBN : 9780814758892
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Keywords for Children s Literature Book Summary : This text presents 49 original essays on the essential terms and concepts of children's literature.

✏Book Title : Aspects and Issues in the History of Children s Literature
✏Author : Maria Nikolajeva
✏Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
✏Release Date : 1995
✏Pages : 207
✏ISBN : 0313296146
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Aspects and Issues in the History of Children s Literature Book Summary : Scholars from 10 countries address children's literature as a literary art form and provide an international perspective on its history and evolution.