Children's books: a practical guide to selection

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Neal-Schuman Publishers,
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c2007.
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Provides guidelines for establishing book selection criteria for picture books, fiction genres, poetry, folk literature, and nonfiction and reference books.
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table_of_contents List of figures -- List of color plates -- List of stoplights, spotlights, and boxes -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- pt. I. Selecting books for children -- 1. The selection process -- Choosing books for children -- Reviewing the preselecting processes -- Examining selecting processes -- Assessing selecting procedures -- Establishing criteria and following guidelines -- Considering genre guidelines -- Summary -- References -- Resources -- 2. General criteria for the selection process -- Learning to ask the right questions -- Questioning the intellectual content -- Assessing the worth -- Examining practical features -- Judging the aesthetic quality -- Contrasting to like books -- Verifying the bottom line -- Chapter books -- Summary -- References -- Resources -- Recommended board books -- Recommended books for beginning readers -- 3. Selecting a diverse range of works -- Examining books for diversity -- Evaluating literature about people with disabilities -- Appraising materials about lesbian and gay families -- Assessing multicultural literature -- Selecting international literature -- Considering translations and English-language imports -- Summary -- References -- Resources -- 4. Using selection tools effectively -- Exploring selection tools -- Determining the best bibliographies -- Examining bibliographic essays -- Choosing the right selection tools -- Summary -- References., pt. II. Special selection criteria for specific genres -- 5. Picture books -- Exploring picture books -- Award books as guides : Caldecott Award -- Examining the elements of picture books -- Assessing pictorial elements -- Judging picture books -- Evaluating wordless books -- Summary -- References -- Resources -- Recommended wordless picture books -- Recommended picture book illustrators -- 6. Fiction -- Examining narrative fiction -- Assessing components of narrative fiction -- Judging classics -- Selecting series books -- Summary -- References -- 7. Fiction genre -- Examining fiction genres -- Judging picture storybooks -- Assessing historical fiction -- Evaluating fantasy -- Studying mysteries -- Looking at animal stories -- Choosing sports stories -- Summary -- References -- Resources -- Recommended chapter book authors and titles -- Recommended picture book authors and titles (selected for their child-appealing texts) -- 8. Folk literature -- Examining folk literature -- Evaluating folktales -- Judging fables -- Assessing myths -- Studying legends -- Looking into tall tales -- Selecting fairy tales -- Establishing criteria for anthologies -- Setting criteria for a single story -- Summary -- Resources -- Recommended authors, retellers, and illustrators -- 9. Rhymes and poetry -- Exploring poetry -- Examining Mother Goose and other rhymes -- Studying poetry for children -- Evaluating elements of poetry -- Establishing selection criteria -- Summary -- References -- Resources -- Recommended poets and compilers., pt. III. Special selection criteria for specific subjects -- 10. Information and reference books -- Exploring information books -- Award books as guides : the Orbis Pictus Award and Sibert (ALSC) Award -- Assessing series -- Evaluating reference books -- Summary -- References -- Resources -- Recommended reference books -- 11. Additional subjects -- Evaluating alphabet books -- Judging concept books -- Scrutinizing biography -- Assessing "how-to-do-it" books (crafts, art, sewing, cooking, sports) -- Examining mathematics -- Studying music -- Analyzing science and technology -- Selecting social studies -- Considering visual arts -- Summary -- References -- Resources -- Recommended alphabet books -- Recommended concept books -- Recommended authors and illustrators -- Appendices : selection support tools -- Appendix 1. Selection terms glossary -- Appendix 2. Master list of resources -- Appendix 3. Organizations that support children's books -- Appendix 4. Selection policy statements and resources -- Resources -- Author index -- Illustrator index -- Title index -- Subject index -- About the authors.
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title Children's books : a practical guide to selection
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