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  LIB 805, Advanced Children's Literature
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Semester: Spring 2014
Course Subject: LIB
Course #: 805
Course Section: 
Course Title: Advanced Children's Literature
Course Section Information: 
Credit Hours: 3
Special Section 
Registration Requirements: 
Course Begins: Jan 13, 2014
Course Ends: Mar 07, 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:
Tuesdays at 6 pm.
Jan. 21; Feb. 11, 18 & 25
 Printed Textbooks:

Short, Kathy G., Lynch-Brown, C., Tomlinson, C. M., (2014). Essentials of children's literature.(8th ed.) Boston, MA: Pearson. ISBN 10: 0-13-306673-8

Trade books:

Broach, Elise. (2008). Masterpiece. NY: Square Fish. ISBN: 0312608705

Clements, Andrew. (2009). Extra credit. NY: Atheneum. ISBN: 9781416909859

Greenberg, Jan, Jordan, Sandra. (2010). Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian spring. (Brian Floca, illus.). NY: Roaring Brook Press

Lewis, J. Patrick. (2009). Countdown to summer: A poem for every day of the school year. Little, Brown. ISBN-10: 0316020893

Neuschwander, Cindy. (2009). Mummy math: An adventure in geometry. Square Fish. ISBN-10: 0312561172

O'Connor, Barbara. (2009). The fantastic secret of Owen Jester. NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. ISBN- 978-0374368500.

Prelutsky, Jack. (2008). Be glad your nose is on your face and other poems: Some of the best of Jack Prelutsky. NY: Greenwillow. ISBN: 0061576530

Selznick, Brian. (2011). Wonderstruck. NY: Scholastic. ISBN-10: 0545027896

Young, Judy. (2005). R is for rhyme: A poetry alphabet. Chelsea, MI: Sleeping Bear Press. ISBN-10: 158536519X

The following are titles to be discussed in groups, so will not be required for everyone:

Clements, Andrew. (2012). About average. NY: Atheneum. ISBN 9781416997245

O'Connor, Barbara. (2008). Greetings from nowhere. NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. ISBN-10: 0374399379
Palacio, R.J. (2012). Wonder. NY:A.A.Knopf. 9780375869020

Sternberg, Julie. (2011). Like pickle juice on a cookie. NY: Amulet Books. ISBN-10: 0810984245

 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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