PWRI 4540 - Children's Literature: From Picture Books to Books for Young Adults
This course is an introductory study of all levels of children's literature for the student who is interested in literature, the student who is planning to teach, and for those who are or will be parents. It introduces students to types, genres, and varieties of literature for reading to children as well as reading by children. The main focus of this course will be to rediscover the joys and wonders of reading as a child and young adult and to approach the literature selected not as "just a kid's book," but as literature with definable quality standards and offer a firm foundation for critical and analytical discussions.
NOTE: This course is not offered this term. Please refer to the annual schedule for to see the next time this course is offered.