From Cover to Cover (revised edition): Evaluating and Reviewing Children's Books

Paperback | April 27, 2010

byKathleen T. Horning

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From Cover to Cover has been considered the definitive guide to reading, reviewing, and critically evaluating children's books since its original publication in 1997. Now revised and updated, it remains an invaluable resource offering a fresh, up-to-date look at a fast-changing field.

All-new material includes:

  • An updated introduction that reflects the many changes in the children's book industry
  • A section on genres, including a discussion of graphic novels
  • A section on children's literature blogs
  • An introduction of two new major genre awards—the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal and the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
  • And more than 90 percent of the books cited have been updated to more recent publications!

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From Cover to Cover has been considered the definitive guide to reading, reviewing, and critically evaluating children's books since its original publication in 1997. Now revised and updated, it remains an invaluable resource offering a fresh, up-to-date look at a fast-changing field.All-new material includes:An updated introduction th...

Kathleen T. Horning is the director of the Cooperative Children's Book Center of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was also a children's librarian at Madison Public Library for nine years.Ms. Horning was the president of the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Associatio...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:April 27, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060777575

ISBN - 13:9780060777579

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