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U272-649 Children's Literature

Basic concepts of children’s literature, as found in a wide selection of children’s books. You will select, read, and analyze books for age levels from early childhood to adolescence. You will also explore topics such as matching children and books, literary elements, illustrations, traditional literature, fantasy, poetry, books on controversial topics, portrayal of minorities, historical fiction, biography, and enhancing children’s responses to literature through planned activities. You will need regular access to a library or other large selection of children’s literature. Teachers, librarians, parents, and others who work with children should find this course particularly useful.

Course Syllabus

Course Information
PrerequisitesNone; Appropriate for third-year or higher college or graduate students
Credits3 undergraduate credits
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Delivery MethodOnline
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date1 year after start date
Registration DeadlineNone
Course Tuition*$981
Administrative Fee$75 (nonrefundable)
Total Tuition and Fees$1056 (not including materials)
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Course Materials
Children's Books in Children's Hands, with CD
(ISBN: 0205420435) Edition: 3rd

Love that Dog
(ISBN: 0064409597)

Out of the Dust
(ISBN: 0590360809)

(ISBN: 0064472078)

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