||A reader requests expansion of this book to include more material.
You can help by adding new material (learn how) or ask for assistance in the reading room.
This book is written for teachers and parents of young children to help them select the very best in children's literature. It is written by practicing teachers in a graduate children's literature class at Ashland University. The book contains ten chapters covering eight genres (types) of children's literature, picture book illustrations, and children's book awards. Each module includes an introduction and explanation of the topic, criteria for selecting high quality books and descriptions of excellent book examples.
- Historical Fiction
- Modern Fantasy
- Multicultural Literature
- Picture Book Illustrations
- Realistic Fiction
- Traditional Literature
Watch our literature discussion group of Rules by Cynthia Lord: