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Author Sawyer, Walter.

Title Growing up with literature / Walter E. Sawyer ; foreword by Francis P. Hodge ; illustrations by Sally Newcomb.

Published Albany, N.Y. : Delmar, c2000.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  372.210973 SAWY    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd ed.
Physical description xv, 304 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Foreword / Francis P. Hodge -- Ch. 1. What's so Special about Literature? -- Ch. 2. Planning for Success -- Ch. 3. Choosing the Best Literature -- Ch. 4. Using Various Types of Literature -- Ch. 5. Magic Motivations -- Ch. 6. How Many Ways can a Story be Told? -- Ch. 7. Integrating Literature into the Curriculum -- Ch. 8. Bibliotherapy: Using Books to Heal -- Ch. 9. Using Commercial and Educational Media -- Ch. 10. Involving the Community -- App. A. Publishers and Suppliers -- App. B. Caldecott Medal Winners -- App. C. Thematic Unit Outline for Preschoolers: Bears.
Summary "This resource provides early childhood teachers, students, and parents with a comprehensive understanding of children's literature, and how to use it effectively with young children from birth to age eight. It clearly explains the importance of introducing books to young children, how to plan successful literacy experiences, how to get children excited about literature, and how to select the best literature. Users of this comprehensive book will become experts of storytelling, addressing the concerns of young children, and involving individuals in the literacy development process."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Children's literature -- Study and teaching (Preschool) -- United States.
Children -- Books and reading.
Early childhood education -- United States -- Curricula.
ISBN 0766803694