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Monday, October 28, 2013

The Texts I am Using for this Spring's Childrens' Literature Class

So by the time you read this, I will have sent off to the Trinity bookstore the list of texts I will be using for this Spring's Children's Literature class.  In case any of you are interested, here is the list:

Alexie, Sherman  (2007) The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian  (Young Adult)

Draper, Sharon (2008) Copper Sun  (Young Adult)

Green, John  (2012)  The Fault in our Stars  (Young Adult)

Hatke, Ben (2011) Zita the Space Girl  (third through 5th or so -- Graphic Novel)

Klaasen, Jon  (2012)  This is not my Hat  (Picture Book)

Lai, Thanhha (2011) Inside out and Back Again   (Adolescent)

Leland, Christine (2013) Teaching Children's Literature:  It's Critical  (Textbook)

Nelson, Kadir (2011) Heart and Soul:  The Story of America and African-Americans (Picture book)

O'Connor, George (2013) Poseidon:  Earth Shaker  (5th through 12th -- graphic novel)

Pinkney, Jerry  (2009) The Lion and the Mouse  (Picture Book)

Schmidt, Gary  (2011)  Okay for Now  (Adolescent)

Selznick, Brian  (2011) Wonderstruck  (4th to 6th -- hybrid -- pictures and words but not a graphic novel)

Sheinkin, Steve  (2012)  Bomb:  The Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon  (Middle-school and high school -- non-fiction)

Swanson, Susan Marie  (2009)  The House in the Night (Picture Book)

Willems, Mo  (2012) Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs  (Picture Books)

1 comment:

  1. Even my students all the way out in Indonesia (from grade 7-10) are wild about John Green.
    I suppose it's time for me to pick up one of his books, huh?