Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults

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Publisher : Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press
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ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106016001882
Pages : 184 pages
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Download or read book Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults written by Pamela S. Gates and published by Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press. This book was released on 2003 with total page 184 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults offer teachers and fans of fantasy literature a historical and critical review of this fascinating genre. Readers will be introduced to the various subgenre and categories of fantasy literature for children and young adults and be provided with criteria with which to evaluate the many texts available.

Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults

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Publisher : Libraries Unltd Incorporated
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ISBN 10 : UOM:39015033335780
Pages : 1186 pages
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Download or read book Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults written by Ruth Nadelman Lynn and published by Libraries Unltd Incorporated. This book was released on 1995 with total page 1186 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Offers brief descriptions of more than 3,000 works of fantasy arranged by themes, including ghosts, heroes, magic, time travel, toys, and witchcraft

Children's Literature

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ISBN 10 : 1563084481
Pages : 212 pages
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Download or read book Children's Literature written by Margaret W. Denman-West and published by Libraries Unlimited. This book was released on 1998 with total page 212 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Lists works of fiction, juvenile series, poetry, and drama suitable for children's libraries

Broadening Critical Boundaries in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

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Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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ISBN 10 : 9781527520707
Pages : 273 pages
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Download or read book Broadening Critical Boundaries in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture written by Amie A. Doughty and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2018-10-30 with total page 273 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This collection of essays explores a wealth of topics in children’s and young adult (YA) literature and culture. The contributions include an examination of the Watchbird cartoons by Munro Leaf and their attempts to teach morals and manners; an ethnographic study about the role of public youth librarians; and an exploration of the role popular video games can play in the secondary classroom. Other topics investigated here encompass the presentation of environmentalism in Hayao Miyazaki’s films, psychological analyses, and the role of race, gender, and culture in children’s and YA literature.

Our Mythical Childhood... The Classics and Literature for Children and Young Adults

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Publisher : BRILL
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ISBN 10 : 9789004335370
Pages : 540 pages
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Download or read book Our Mythical Childhood... The Classics and Literature for Children and Young Adults written by and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2016-11-01 with total page 540 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In The Classics and Children's Literature between West and East a team of contributors from different continents offers a survey of the reception of Classical Antiquity in children’s and young adults’ literature by applying regional perspectives.

Guides to Collection Development for Children and Young Adults

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ISBN 10 : 1563085321
Pages : 214 pages
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Download or read book Guides to Collection Development for Children and Young Adults written by John Thomas Gillespie and published by Libraries Unlimited. This book was released on 1998 with total page 214 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Offers 600 entries for bibliographies

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

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Publisher : ABC-CLIO
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ISBN 10 : 9781610695619
Pages : 343 pages
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Download or read book Children's Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition written by Sylvia M. Vardell and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2014-07-29 with total page 343 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Looking for a practitioner-oriented intro to literature for children ages 5–12? 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. • 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 • Features short essays by top authors and practitioners in the field to give readers expert opinions and guidance • 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 • Addresses the most recent professional and curricular standards for elementary school students—a key element of today's education assessment standards

Children's Fantasy Literature

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Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781107018143
Pages : 289 pages
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Download or read book Children's Fantasy Literature written by Michael Levy and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2016-04-21 with total page 289 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A comprehensive study of children's fantasy literature across the English-speaking world, from the sixteenth century to the present.

The Bloomsbury Introduction to Children's and Young Adult Literature

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ISBN 10 : 9781472575555
Pages : 456 pages
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Download or read book The Bloomsbury Introduction to Children's and Young Adult Literature written by Karen Coats and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2017-11-16 with total page 456 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From Maria Edgeworth, Dr Seuss and Lewis Carroll to Sherman Alexie, Sharon Flake, and Gene Luen Yang, this is a comprehensive introduction to studying the infinitely varied worlds of literature for children and young adults. Exploring a diverse range of writing, The Bloomsbury Introduction to Children's and Young Adult Literature includes: - Chapters covering key genres and forms from fiction, nonfiction, and poetry to picture books, graphic novels and fairy tales - A history of changing ideas of childhood and adolescence - Coverage of psychological, educational and literary theoretical approaches - Practical guidance on researching, reading and writing about children's and young adult literature - Explorations of children's and young adult film, TV and new media In addition, “Extending Your Study” sections at the end of each chapter provide advice on further reading, writing, discussion and online resources as well as case study responses from writers and teachers in the field. Accessibly written for both students new to the subject and experienced teachers, this is the most comprehensive single volume introduction to the study of writing for young people.

International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 10 : 9781134436842
Pages : 1399 pages
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Download or read book International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature written by Peter Hunt and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2004-08-02 with total page 1399 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Children's literature continues to be one of the most rapidly expanding and exciting of interdisciplinary academic studies, of interest to anyone concerned with literature, education, internationalism, childhood or culture in general. The second edition of Peter Hunt's bestselling International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature offers comprehensive coverage of the subject across the world, with substantial, accessible, articles by specialists and world-ranking experts. Almost everything is here, from advanced theory to the latest practice – from bibliographical research to working with books and children with special needs. This edition has been expanded and includes over fifty new articles. All of the other articles have been updated, substantially revised or rewritten, or have revised bibliographies. New topics include Postcolonialism, Comparative Studies, Ancient Texts, Contemporary Children's Rhymes and Folklore, Contemporary Comics, War, Horror, Series Fiction, Film, Creative Writing, and 'Crossover' literature. The international section has been expanded to reflect world events, and now includes separate articles on countries such as the Baltic states, the Czech and Slovak Republics, Iran, Korea, Mexico and Central America, Slovenia, and Taiwan.

Developing Library Collections for Today's Young Adults

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Publisher : Scarecrow Press
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ISBN 10 : 9780810887350
Pages : 283 pages
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Download or read book Developing Library Collections for Today's Young Adults written by Amy S. Pattee and published by Scarecrow Press. This book was released on 2013-12-19 with total page 283 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults features policies that deal expressly with materials that respect the intellectual freedom of young library patrons. It emphasizes the importance of everything from needs assessment to collection development, encouraging librarians to consider informational, recreational, and curricular needs and interests as the library staff select material on behalf of young adults. With detailed guidelines for developing and evaluating collections of print and electronic material, Amy S. Pattee devotes chapters to materials selection, acquisition, and assessment, describing fiction and nonfiction genres, graphic forms, and multimedia and electronic materials, including networked resources, e-books, and computer games. Developing Library Collections for Today’s Young Adults may be consulted by librarians charged with the development and maintenance of public library collections for young adults and may be employed in library science courses related to young adult literature and library services and collection development.

Fantasy Literature

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Publisher : Springer
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ISBN 10 : 9789463007580
Pages : 234 pages
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Download or read book Fantasy Literature written by Mark A. Fabrizi and published by Springer. This book was released on 2016-10-11 with total page 234 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Fantasy literature, often derided as superficial and escapist, is one of the most popular and enduring genres of fiction worldwide. It is also—perhaps surprisingly—thought-provoking, structurally complex, and relevant to contemporary society, as the essays in this volume attest. The scholars, teachers, and authors represented here offer their perspectives on this engaging genre. Within these pages, a reader will find a wealth of ideas to help teachers use these texts in the classroom, challenging students to read fantasy with a critical eye. They employ interdisciplinary, philosophical, and religious lenses, as well as Marxist and feminist critical theory, to help students unlock texts. The books discussed include epic fantasy by such authors as Tolkien and Le Guin, children’s fantasy by Beatrix Potter and Saint-Exupéry, modern fantasy by Rowling and Martin, and even fairy tales and comic books. The contributors offer provocations, questioning the texts and pushing the boundaries of meaning within the fantasy genre. And in doing so, they challenge readers themselves to ponder these tales more deeply. But through each of these chapters runs a profound love of the genre and a respect for those who produce such beautiful and moving stories. Furthermore, as with all the books in this series, this volume is informed by the tenets of critical pedagogy, and is focused on re-envisioning fantasy literature through the lens of social justice and empowerment. Prepare to be challenged and inspired as you read these explorations of a much-loved genre.

Keywords for Children's Literature

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Publisher : NYU Press
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ISBN 10 : 9780814758892
Pages : 282 pages
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Download or read book Keywords for Children's Literature written by Philip Nel and published by NYU Press. This book was released on 2011 with total page 282 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This text presents 49 original essays on the essential terms and concepts of children's literature.

The Fantasy Literature of England

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ISBN 10 : 9781532677571
Pages : 230 pages
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Download or read book The Fantasy Literature of England written by Colin N. Manlove and published by Wipf and Stock Publishers. This book was released on 2020-05-11 with total page 230 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this, the first book on English fantasy, Colin Manlove shows that for all its immense diversity, English fantasy can best be understood in terms of its strong national character, rather than as an international genre. Showing its development from Beowulf to Blake, the author describes English fantasy's modern growth through secondary world, metaphysical, emotive, comic, subversive, and children's fantasy. In them all England has led the world, with authors as different as Chaucer, Lewis Carroll, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Salman Rushdie.

Plants in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

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ISBN 10 : 9781000469189
Pages : 220 pages
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Download or read book Plants in Children’s and Young Adult Literature written by Melanie Duckworth and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2021-11-30 with total page 220 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From the forests of the tales of the Brothers Grimm to Enid Blyton’s The Faraway Tree, from the flowers of Cicely May Barker’s fairies to the treehouse in Andy Griffith and Terry Denton’s popular 13-Storey Treehouse series, trees and other plants have been enduring features of stories for children and young adults. Plants act as gateways to other worlds, as liminal spaces, as markers of permanence and change, and as metonyms of childhood and adolescence. This anthology is the first compilation devoted entirely to analysis of the representation of plants in children’s and young adult literatures, reflecting the recent surge of interest in cultural plant studies within the environmental humanities. Mapping out and presenting an internationally inclusive view of plant representation in texts for children and young adults, the volume includes contributions examining European, American, Australian, and Asian literatures and contributes to the research fields of ecocriticism, critical plant studies, and the study of children’s and young adult literatures.

Historical Dictionary of Children's Literature

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ISBN 10 : 0810874962
Pages : 372 pages
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Download or read book Historical Dictionary of Children's Literature written by Emer O'Sullivan and published by Scarecrow Press. This book was released on 2010-11-22 with total page 372 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Historical Dictionary of Children's Literature relates the history of children's literature through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, books, and genres.

Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture

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ISBN 10 : 9781443898010
Pages : 295 pages
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Download or read book Children's and Young Adult Literature and Culture written by Amie A. Doughty and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2016-08-17 with total page 295 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This collection of essays explores a wealth of topics in children’s and young adult literature and culture. Contributions about picture-books include analyses of variants of the folktale “The Little Red Hen” and bullying. Race and gender are explored in essays about picture-books featuring children as consumable objects, about books focused on African American female athletes, and about young adult dystopian fiction. Gender itself is further explored in articles about Monster High, Joyce Carol Oates’s Beasts, and The Hunger Games and Divergent. Essays about fantasy literature include an exploration of environmentalism in Rick Riordan’s The Heroes of Olympus, a discussion of Severus Snape as a Judas figure, an explication of Chapter 5 of The Hobbit, and an analysis of ghosts and nationalism in Eva Ibbotson’s The Haunting of Granite Falls. An essay about Horrible Histories explores television, genre, and the way history is coded. Other contributions explore how teaching literature to reluctant readers can be effective through multimodal texts and how Harry Potter has played a role in the popularity of young adult literature for adult readers.