Children's Books in Children's Hands: An Introduction to Their Literature

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Allyn and Bacon, 1998 - Education - 580 pages
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A resource for pre- and in-service teachers, librarians, and all who seek to encourage children to enter the world of books. Part I orients the reader to the study of children's literature, with chapters on children's personality and intellectual development, literary elements of children's literatu

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Literary Elements of Childrens Literature

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Charles Temple teaches future teachers at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York, where he chairs the Education department. He writes songs for and with elementary-school students. He has done pioneer research on invented spelling with Edmund Henderson at the University of Virginia and is now investigating the ways children think about stories. He has written three other books on the teaching of reading and writing and has recently returned from a lecture tour in Portugal, where he was a Fulbright scholar.

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