By Margaret W. Denman-West

Designed as an entry element to kid's literature, this advisor covers reference fabrics released because 1985. the most important part is a bibliography of bibliographies, but in addition incorporated are indexes to numerous literary genres for kids, net entry issues institutions.

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Classical Studies: A Guide to the Reference Literature. By Fred W. Jenkins. 1997 Philosophy: A Guide to the Reference Literature. Second Edition. By Hans E. Bynagle. 1997 Journalism: A Guide to the Reference Literature. Second Edition. By Jo A. Cates. 1998 Children's Literature: A Guide to Information Sources. By Margaret W. Denman-West. 1998. Reference Works in British and American Literature. Second Edition. By James K. Bracken. Page iii Children's Literature A Guide to Information Sources Margaret W.

She identifies books for children written by prominent literary figures known primarily as writers of adult literature; they range from Beowulf to Dylan Thomas. Literature formats include poetry, novels, picture books, drama, biography and autobiography, informational literature, fantasy, mythology, legends, Page 8 realistic fiction, and adventure fiction. Initial organization of entries is by time periods: pre-nineteenth century, nineteenth century, and twentieth century. Within each time period, entries are divided first by genre and then alphabetically by author.

The ideas are designed to help in planning programs that will stretch the child's creative and imaginative talents and call upon higher-level thinking skills. A bibliography of other books with similar content/themes is provided. The appendix, which furnishes location information for the resources and materials suggested in the enrichment activities, is particularly noteworthy. For the teacher/library media specialist or the parent seeking to turn children on to books and reading, Ammon and Sherman provide a warehouse of ideas.

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