Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2011-2012 Catalog

ECE6252 Advanced Children’s Literature [2].

Advanced study of children’s literature with a focus on poetry, multicultural literature, non-fiction text, and using literature for teaching social justice. A brief review and update of critically selecting and evaluating children’s literature will be the foundation of the course. In addition, research-based practices in using poetry in, multicultural literature, and non-fiction text as an educational tool will be explored. The course includes ways to use children’s literature to open dialogue and discuss social justice with young children.

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