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A critical handbook of children"s literature

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s literature -- History and criticism,
  • Children -- Books and reading

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRebecca J. Lukens.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1009.A1 L84 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3569348M
    ISBN 100205360130
    LC Control Number2002071133

    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. That she has chosen her examples from well-known and distinguished books for children is one of its most helpful features. Science Fiction. Types of Settings.

    It is generally considered to be a story written about a time in which the author has not lived or set in a time no later than one generation before the composition. Types of Narrative Order. Retellings and Translations. After publication of a few children's stories, Miami University Department of English hired Lukens to teach Children's Literature-not "Kiddy Lit"-as well as technical and expository writing. 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.

    Biography Defined. These and other critics in the book focus their theoretical lens, as it were, on such important issues in children's literature as definition, history, culture, ideology, linguistics, picture books, psychoanalysis, feminism, intertextuality, and literacy. Features Discusses the kinds of critical methods used in examining literature to teach readers how to select appropriate children's books. The first is something of an afterthought in that a couple of the The greatest strength in this text is the sheer volume of recommendations, textsets, and reviews present.


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Start your review A critical handbook of childrens literature book A Critical Handbook of Children's Literature Write a review Shelves:class-textsThe greatest strength in this text is the sheer volume of recommendations, textsets, and reviews present.

Functions of Setting. About the Author Rebecca J. By reading back and forth between the two quite different approaches to children's literature of which Lukens and [End Page ] Hunt are generally representative, my students, mostly language arts majors though not exclusively so, were able to see precisely how far children's literature criticism has come since the s, when Lukens's book was first published.

This book is designed to introduce students and teachers to the vocabulary of literary analysis so that they may discuss and write about children's literature and make their own evaluations and judgments about books for children.

The book presents its information in considerable detail in ten chapters of pages while most textbooks devote only a few paragraphs, or at best, one chapter to the principles of evaluative criticism. Types of Themes. After a year on the faculty of St. Peter Hunt.

Examples from well known children's literature illustrate points made in the discussion of these topics. That she has chosen her examples from well-known and distinguished books for children is one of its most helpful features.

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Indeed, Lesnik-Oberstein goes on to address other equally important issues that Lukens ignores. IMC Search Online and in-store stock may differ. Features Discusses the kinds of critical methods used in examining literature to teach readers how to select appropriate children's books.

These stories often take place in the present time and portray attitudes and problems of contemporary people. Unlike an anthology of children's literature, which includes selected chapters or text summaries, the Eighth Edition of this highly regarded book teaches how to select quality children's literature.

Her latest publication, It's Been Great, is a memoir dedicated "to my children and theirs. Picture Books. Occasionally a term would be thrown out and the definition for it was either implied or too vague. And, crucially, what does it mean to write a book 'for' children.

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The Illustrative Elements of the Picture Book. Maturity of the Reader. Lukens' recent book, for from the first chapter to the last, it is helpful and perceptive. The final issue bothered me a bit. The three authors obviously did their homework in this regard, and I salute them for it.

It is generally considered to be a story written about a time in which the author has not lived or set in a time no later than one generation before the composition.Mar 07,  · A Critical Handbook of Children's Literature is a fantastic resource book for teachers.

It really explains all the parts of literature- plot, theme, character analysis, etc to help teach literature to students. It is also a great book for anyone studying children's literature.

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I highly recommend this resource book!4/5(31). Nov 20,  · -The book The Stories Julian Tells by A critical handbook of childrens literature book Cameron is an example of a chapter book. For more information about chapter books and novels, the library has a book titled Children's Literature: Classic Texts and Contemporary Trends that may be helpful to tjarrodbonta.com: Hilary Writt.

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Lukens Professor Emerita, Miami University Jacquelin J. Smith University of Northern Iowa Cynthia Miller Coffel Independent Writer PEARSON Boston • Columbus • Indianapolis • NewYork • San Francisco • Upper Saddle River.A Critical Handbook of Download pdf 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.

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Covers the principal critical and theoretical approaches for studying children's literature; Reviews relevant genres through readings of canonical and/or popular children's texts that are well-known and/or easily accessible.