ERIC Number: EJ634638
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
When Human Needs Are Met with Music: Children's Books Share Possibilities.
Fluckiger, Jarene; Kuhlman, Wilma
Journal of Children's Literature, v26 n2 p55-60 Fall 2000
Notes that children's literature in which characters engage with music opens the door for readers to identify parallels of musical experience with the art of creative reading. Considers parallels between responding to literature and music. Concludes that texts that invite readers into the world of music are plentiful and well-written. (SG)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Creativity, Critical Reading, Elementary Education, Music, Reader Response, Reading Instruction
Published by the Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English, Evelyn Freeman, Coeditor, School of Teaching and Learning, The Ohio State University, 333 Arps Hall, 1945 N High St. Columbus, OH 43210.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Children's Literature at the Millennium.