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Before Austen Comes Alice

The Children's Great Books and How to Experience Them
  • By Cheri Blomquist
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This unique work presents an in-depth examination of the stories and poetry that have made the most profound impact on the lives of children throughout Western history - the "Children's Great Books." Some have had a far-reaching impact upon the developmeThis is a research based list of the cr me de la cr me of children's literature.

In this rare, multi-level resource, parents learn how to help their children experience these timeless classics through three "adventures." Parents seeking a relaxed but meaningful approach to the Children's Great Books can choose between the leisurely adventure and book club(ish) adventure. They are designed to promote a love of reading and an appreciation of good books through cozy hours of solitude or lively discussion. The scholarly adventure is designed for home-school parents and other literature educators. It offers a sequential method for studying literature using fundamental principles common to most literature programs.

Parents can choose from both an elementary method and a secondary method, and use it in place of structured, guided programs year after year. A variety of appendices can be used as supplemental aids.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781621644309
    • Manufacturer: Ignatius Pr
    • ISBN 13: 9781621644309
    • Publication Date: 03/01/2021
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Cheri Blomquist
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