xii, 753 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
Valuing literature for children -- Understanding children's response to literature -- The changing world of children's books -- Books to begin on -- Picture books -- Traditional literature -- Modern fantasy -- Poetry -- Contemporary realistic fiction -- Historical fiction and biography -- Informational books -- Planning the literature program -- Extending and evaluating children's understandings of literature.