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  LIB 301, Children's Literature and Related Materials
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Semester: Spring 2014
Course Subject: LIB
Course #: 301
Course Section: 
Course Title: Children's Literature and Related Materials
Course Section Information: Children's Literature and Related Materials is a course designed to help pre-service teachers acquire knowledge of characteristics of recent literature for young children, increase their knowledge of literary texts available for children, increase their knowledge of literary response and literary criticism, and become familiar with the lives and philosophies of notable authors of literature for children.
100% online
Credit Hours: 3
Special Section 
Registration Requirements: 
Prerequisites: ENG 101 and 102 (or 105)
Course Begins: Jan 13, 2014
Course Ends: May 10, 2014
Instructor: Dr. Dorothy N. Bowen
Instructor's Email: dorothy.bowen@eku.edu
Web Course Features (Students will be required to use):
 Email Discussion Boards Online Chat/Virtual Classroom
 Online Tests PowerPoint Files Other
 Required Online Chat;
Times, Dates and frequency of Online Chat Sessions:
Mondays at 2 pm. First chat Monday, January 20.
Feb 3 & 17; March 17; April 21
 On-Campus or ITV(KTLN) meetings:
Times, Dates:
There will be one required on-campus meeting. It will be Monday, March 31 at 2 pm.
 Printed Textbooks:


Russell, David L. (2012). Literature for children: A short introduction. (7th ed.) Allyn & Bacon. ISBN-10: 0132173794

Trade Books:

Buckley, Michael. (2007). The sisters Grimm. Harry Abrams. ISBN-10: 0810993228

Clements, Andrew. (2011). Trouble maker. NY: Atheneum. ISBN-10: 1416949305

Deedy, Carmen Agra. (2008). Martina the beautiful cockroach. Peachtree Publishers. ISBN-10: 1561454680

Draper, Sharon. (2010). Out of my mind. Atheneum. ISBN-10: 141697170X

Hill, Laban Carrick.. (2010). Dave the Potter: Artist, poet. Little, Brown. ISBN-10: 031610731X

Lewis, J. Patrick. (2010). Skywriting: Poems to fly. Creative Editions. ISBN-10: 1568462034

Phelan, Matt. (2011). Storm in the barn. Candlewick Press ISBN-10: 0763652903

Prineas, Sarah. (2009). The magic thief. Harper Collins. ISBN-10: 006137590X

Sandler, Martin. (2009). The dust bowl through the lens: How photography revealed and helped remedy a natural disaster. Walker Childrens. ISBN-10: 0802795471

Selzlnick, Brian. (2007). The invention of Hugo Cabret. NY: Scholastic. ISBN: 978-0-439-81378-5.

Smith, Jeff. (2005). Bone out from Boneville. Vol. 1. Scholastic. ISBN-10: 031610731X

St. John, Lauren. (2010). The elephant's tale. Dial. ISBN-10: 0803732910

Walliams, David. (2010). Mr. Stink. Razorbill. ISBN-10: 1595143327
 Required Software:
See Web Course Requirements above. Web-Ex will be used for chats and requires a computer with speaker or a headset.
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