A Critical Handbook Of Children's Literature by Rebecca J. Lukens

A Critical Handbook Of Children's Literature

byRebecca J. Lukens, Jacquelin J. Smith, Cynthia Miller Coffel

Paperback | March 7, 2012

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A Critical Handbook of Children’s Literature, Ninth Edition,gives future teachers, practicing teachers, librarians, and parents many examples of quality children’s literature to guide them in choosing the best books for the classroom, library, or home. The Handbook analyzes children’s books that showcase positive examples of the literary elements, formats, and genres that are the focus in the field of children’s literature. The books are noteworthy children’s books, from classics to favorites to just-published titles, all selected as thought-provoking, important, or motivating choices. The authors suggest that readers examine the Handbook and then apply the literary concepts to additional reading from today’s ever-expanding selection of children’s books.

About The Author

Rebecca J. Lukens graduated with honors from Concordia College in Minnesota, earned an M.A. from Syracuse University, and next worked on the editorial staff of a children's encyclopedia in New York.  After a year on the faculty of St. Olaf College followed by her marriage, she taught at New York State College, Albany, and later at Oh...

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Title:A Critical Handbook Of Children's LiteratureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9.1 × 7.3 × 0.7 inPublished:March 7, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0137056389

ISBN - 13:9780137056385

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