EDL 53500 Children's, Adolescent, and Youth Literature

This course is an examination and evaluation of books and non-book materials with an emphasis on informational materials from preschool board books to young adult books. This course will cover a plethora of national and state awards emphasizing current titles of the award winners. Students read an average of two-to-three novel length titles each week from a variety of genres and formats and document literary elements for each. Book discussions and book talks are also part of this course.