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Author Gillespie, John Thomas, 1928-

Title The family in literature for young readers : a resource guide for use with grades 4 to 9 / John T. Gillespie.

Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  809.89282 GILL    AVAILABLE
 UniM Giblin Eunson  809.89282 GILL    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 470 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Children's and young adult literature reference series.
Children's and young adult literature reference series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Part I Background Material -- Chapter 1 A Brief History of the Family 3 -- Chapter 2 Family in Literature for Young Readers 15 -- Chapter 3 Criteria for Evaluating Fiction and Family Stories 105 -- Part II Bringing Young Readers and Books Together -- Chapter 4 Basic Techniques for Stimulating Reading 117 -- Chapter 5 A Brief Guide to Booktalking 123 -- Chapter 6 Analysis of Specific Books and Booktalk Materials 127 -- Part III Bibliography of Currently Available Family Stories -- Introduction 315 -- Chapter 7 General Family Relationships and Concerns 317 -- Chapter 8 Specific Family Relationships 343 -- Chapter 9 Family Problems and Variant Family Structures 419 -- Part II Index 463.
Summary "Librarians and teachers will find this guide invaluable for introducing young readers to various typical family situations through contemporary and classic literature"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Children's stories, American -- Bibliography.
Domestic fiction -- History and criticism.
Families in literature.
Families -- Juvenile fiction -- Bibliography.
Reading promotion.
Young adult fiction, American -- Bibliography.
Variant Title Family literature for young readers : a resource guide for use with grades four to nine.
ISBN 1591589150 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
9781591589150 (hbk. : acidfree paper)