Sharing The Journey: Literature For Young Children

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Brand: Holcomb Hathaway, Publishers
SKU: DADAX1934432075
ISBN : 1934432075

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''We hope this book takes you on an adventure, exploring quality books, both new and old, written for young children. . . . By the end of the book, you will have learned to share literature with young children in ways that help them develop a love of books. Enjoy this journey and remember: quality children's literature offers readers something new to discover each time a book is read or reread.''--from Chapter 1

This wonderful resource from two authors with an infectious enthusiasm for children's literature will help readers select and share quality books with young children. Specifically focused on infants through the third grade, Sharing the Journey contains descriptive book annotations, commentary, and activities tailored for those important years.

Extensive book lists throughout will help readers build a library of quality children s literature. Books from around the world are included to help celebrate diversity and other cultures. Genre chapters include poetry, fantasy, realistic and historical fiction, and others. A chapter on informational books demonstrates how young children can be introduced to, and learn to enjoy, nonfiction.

The Book's Features

Author Sketches--a bibliographic look at innovative children's book authors and illustrators
Journeying with Children's Literature--activities for readers to increase their own appreciation of literature
Activities to Share with Children--enjoyable activities that will enhance young children's understanding and pleasure in reading
Our Favorite Children's Books--annotated lists of the authors' top picks for quality literature in each genre
Teaching Suggestions--chapter-specific ideas for sharing books in preschool and classroom settings
Before Reading Further--boxed material providing a more in-depth look at relevant topics of interest
Author : David Yellin
ISBN : 1934432075
Language : English
No of Pages : 360
Edition : First
Publication Date : 11/1/2010
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 9.9x8x0.8
Book weight : 0.02

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