ERIC Number: ED151845
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Literature for Children and Adolescents.
Matthews, Dorothy, Ed.
Illinois English Bulletin, v65 n3 Entire Issue Spr 1978
The 11 articles in this publication discuss many topics regarding literature for children and adolescents, including the following: the major problems facing teachers and writers alike as they strive to communicate with the young; E.B. White's "Charlotte's Web"; two views of the American Revolution found in "Johnny Tremain" and "My Brother Sam Is Dead"; a contrast of the novel "Sounder" with its sequel, "Sour Land"; the life and career of Edward Stratemeyer, author of the Hardy Boys and the first three books of the Nancy Drew series; the well-loved Pennington trilogy, by the British writer Kathleen M. Peyton; the importance of introducing literature in the elementary schools; bringing to life Howard Fast's Civil War novel, "April Morning," in a junior high school class; a defense of using adolescent literature in the classroom; and ideas for a course on children's literature for future teachers. (CC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Association of Teachers of English, Urbana.
Note: The Illinois Association of Teachers of English is an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English