Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition

Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition

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Looking for a practitioner-oriented intro to literature for children ages 5a€“12? This book covers the latest trends, titles, and tools for choosing the best books and materials as well as for planning fun and effective programs and activities. a€c Includes recommendations and evaluations of digital eBooks, apps, and audiobooks as well as print titles, providing full coverage of the range of materials for children today a€c Features short essays by top authors and practitioners in the field to give readers expert opinions and guidance a€c Provides author comments, collaborative activities, featured books, special topics and programs, selected awards and celebrations, historical connections, recommended resources, issues for discussion, relevant professional standards, and assignment suggestions within each chapter a€c Addresses the most recent professional and curricular standards for elementary school studentsa€”a key element of today's education assessment standardsFor elementary-age children, I prefer to emphasize choral reading, readersa#39; theater, poetry jams, poetry cafAc readings, puppets ... Two anthologies that focus on guiding children in learning poetry by heart include Caroline Kennedya#39;s Poems to Learn by Heart (Hyperion, 2013) and ... Fun. with. Poetic. Form. Children may enjoy discovering unusual forms of poetry or even trying their hands at writing them.

Title:Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition
Author:Sylvia M. Vardell
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2014-07-29


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