PWRI 4540 (4 credits)

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.

Section(s): This course is not currently offered. Please see our annual schedule for future offerings.

Tuition Rate

Per Credit: $686

Additional Fees
Technology Fee: $4/credit hour for each class taken for credit
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Make sure you have the correct textbooks and/or materials.
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Please check Canvas one week before class begins for any pre-class assignments.