ERIC Number: EJ577010
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Separating Wheat from Chaff: An Introduction to Evaluating Picture Books.
Teaching and Learning Literature with Children and Young Adults, v8 n1 p61-68 Sep-Oct 1998
Argues that librarians, teachers, and parents can and should become book critics, since all perform acts of criticism when they select picture books to read aloud or to recommend to children. Discusses limitations of book criticism, skills or sensibilities needed, and the steps involved. Outlines four activities that help develop analytical skills, and vocabulary related to picture-book illustration and design. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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