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1 Literature in the Classroom Nicole H. Cruz SHS Librarian

2 Objectives Define children’s literature Identify quality literature Awards for children’s literature Locate recommended reading lists Implementation of literature across curriculum One simple story/ the ripple effect

3 What is children’s literature? Children’s literature is literature designed specifically for children. Children's literature is usually understood to comprise books intentionally written for children to read.

4 Identify Quality Literature Peer reviewed sources such as Booklist, The School Library Journal, Hornbook Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators American Library Association Texas Library Association

5 Awards for Children’s Literature Caldecott Medal….outstanding artist Newbery….most distinguished author Coretta Scott King…African American author Printz….young adult author Belpré Medal…honors a Latino/Latina writer & illustrator Wilder Medal…substantial lasting contribution

6 Recommended Reading Lists

7 Implementation Across the Curriculum How did Jim Crow laws affect African Americans when they traveled? Why would a 62 year old woman want to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel? What did Jane Goodall learn about chimpanzees that no one else knew?

8 One Simple Story How would reading about a girl in post WW II Japan with leukemia influence a 4 th grade student today?

9 The rest of the story Stories do so much: – Teach – Entertain – Connect – Touch – Inspire

10 Children’s Literature "Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.“ Mortimer J Adler "Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.“ "Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.“ Henry Ward Beecher "Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.“


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