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ERIC Number: ED087025
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 525
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Children Experience Literature.
Lonsdale, Bernard J.; Mackintosh, Helen K.
This book is intended (1) as a supplementary text in college courses in children's literature, (2) as a source of information for educators involved in curriculum development programs in the field of children's literature, (3) as a reference guide for schools and community libraries, and (4) as an aid to parents in guiding their children's reading. Included are the following chapters: "Experiencing Literature--Listening, Reading, Sharing, and Enjoying"; "Teachers Study Children"; "Teachers and Books"; "Meeting People through Literature"; "Laughter in Literature"; "Literature and Personal Growth"; "A Historical View of Children's Literature"; "Children Experience Poetry"; "Picture-Story Books"; "Fold Literature"; "Fantasy and Science Fiction"; "Adventure and Mystery"; "Biography";"Historical Fiction"; and "Organizing and Evaluating the Literature Program." Appendix A presents a guide to choosing books and Appendix B discusses awards and prizes in children's literature. (LL)
Random House, Inc., 201 East 50th Street, New York, New York 10022 ($9.95 cloth)
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