The Children's Literature Lover's Book of Lists by Joanna Sullivan

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This unique book is written for teachers, parents, librarians and anyone who is seeking quality literature for children (preschoolers through grade 6). The book is filled with wide-ranging lists of titles organized by grade level, theme, and content areas. This comprehensive resource simplifies your search by selecting the most useful information from websites, teacher resources, award listings, and publications that are available on children’s literature. For quick access and easy use, the lists are printed in full-page format and organized into five sections.

 

 

About Joanna Sullivan

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Joanna Sullivan is director of the Family Literacy Program for Migrant Workers, affiliated with Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Dr. Sullivan has taught reading, children’s literature, and language arts at Pennsylvania State University and Florida Atlantic University, and was director of the Reading Clinic at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey.
 
Published September 28, 2009 by Jossey-Bass. 368 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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These stories do soar in the dramatic moments — of Icarus' fall, the Minotaur's death, though now and again they settle into archaisms like thus and straightway and pronouncements on the order of ""Lightly she paused beside him with a rattle of arms and said, 'Son of Zeus, Hearken now to my...

Oct 16 1972 | Read Full Review of The Children's Literature Lov...

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In direct, clear prose, eight-year-old Jeannie (the author's surrogate) tells how—after Daddy is drafted in 1943—she lives alone with Mama in their Philadelphia house, staying with a neighbor after school until Mama gets home from her Navy yard job, standing in line for rationed food,...

Apr 15 1990 | Read Full Review of The Children's Literature Lov...

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Gormley stirs up another appetizing concoction: two space aliens, a pair of engaging humans, a serious theme for weight and a dash of satire for spice.

Jul 01 1990 | Read Full Review of The Children's Literature Lov...

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Mr. Ardizzone has revised and redrawn his 1937 story, we learn, ""for my granddaughter Joanna""; that it remains unabashedly sentimental, that Lucy's good fortune is inseparable from Mr. Grimes having a fortune, won't ruffle Joanna any more than it did her mother's generation (though it may disco...

Feb 24 1971 | Read Full Review of The Children's Literature Lov...

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I am afraid I am not an Ardizzone fane.

Sep 09 1937 | Read Full Review of The Children's Literature Lov...

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Kate, 15, has been sent to her Australian grandparents to escape the London Blitz.

May 31 1988 | Read Full Review of The Children's Literature Lov...

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