Children's Literature in the Reading Program: Engaging Young Readers in the 21st Century

International Literacy Association

"Children will benefit, not only as future readers and writers but also as future citizens, if the models of classroom literacy development set forth in this book are followed." —Richard L. Allington, from the Foreword

Help your students unlock their love of reading by introducing them to a range of high-quality children's literature. This fourth edition has 14 all-new chapters that offer classroom-proven strategies and tips from educators and children's book authors.

* Explore genres such as poetry, biographies, nonfiction, and series books

* Investigate images and how to read them, specifically in picture books and graphic novels

* Motivate students by sharing books with global appeal and themes to attract uninspired readers

* Create an atmosphere that fosters a love of reading and writing

* Engage with resources in the field to expand your own knowledge and practices

Complete with children's literature author and title indexes, this edition will show you how, why, and what types of children's literature to use in the classroom. In a world of basal readers, inspire your K–5 students to embrace varied texts to make connections to their world and beyond.

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About the author

Deborah A. Wooten is an associate professor of reading in the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA. Before joining the university faculty, she taught elementary school for 23 years.

Bernice E. Cullinan, professor emeritus from New York University, USA, is internationally known for her work in children’s literature.

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International Literacy Association
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Published on
Jan 27, 2015
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Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Language Arts
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Reading & Phonics
Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Nonfiction / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Literacy
Language Arts & Disciplines / Reading Skills
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