edited by Deborah A. Wooten and Bernice E. Cullinan
264 pages • 7 x 9
Help your students unlock their love of reading by introducing them to a range of high-quality children's literature. This fourth edition has 14 all-new chapters that offer classroom-proven strategies and tips from educators and children's book authors.
Explore genres such as poetry, biographies, nonfiction, and series books
Investigate images and how to read them, specifically in picture books and graphic novels
Motivate students by sharing books with global appeal and themes to attract uninspired readers
Create an atmosphere that fosters a love of reading and writing
Engage with resources in the field to expand your own knowledge and practices
Complete with children's literature author and title indexes, this edition will show you how, why, and what types of children's literature to use in the classroom. In a world of basal readers, inspire your K-5 students to embrace varied texts to make connections to their world and beyond.