ERIC Number: ED087025
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
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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)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Biographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Fables, Fiction, Folk Culture, Language Arts, Literature, Literature Appreciation, Literature Guides, Literature Programs, Poetry, Reading, Reading Material Selection, Science Fiction
Random House, Inc., 201 East 50th Street, New York, New York 10022 ($9.95 cloth)
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