L. Galda Language Literacy and the Child

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Language Literacy and the Child

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9780155000247: Language Literacy and the Child

In the Second Edition of this popular textbook, Galda, Cullinan, and Strickland continue to show new teachers how to use children's literature to support English language arts teaching and learning in kindergarten through eighth-grade classrooms. LANGUAGE, LITERACY, AND THE CHILD presents current theories and research alongside practical classroom applications. With this organization, the authors provide theoretically sound, literature-based practices and teaching ideas to help students as they begin to teach.

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After teaching in elementary- and middle-school classrooms for a number of years, Lee Galda received her Ph.D. in English Education from New York University. She is the Marguerite Henry Professor of Children's Literature, Emerita, at the University of Minnesota where she taught undergraduate and graduate courses in children's and young adult literature. Dr. Galda was a member of the International Literacy Association and the United States Board on Books for Young People, working on various committees related to literature. She was children's books department editor for The Reading Teacher from 1989 to 1993; a member of the 2003 Newbery Committee; a member of the International Literacy Association Book Award Selection Committee for five years, co-chairing that committee in 2010?2011 and 2011?2012; and a member of the USBBY Bridge to Understanding Award Committee in 2008 through 2011, chairing that committee in 2011. She sat on the review boards of several professional journals and on the editorial boards of Children's Literature in Education and Journal of Children's Literature. Author of numerous articles, books, and book chapters about children's literature and response, she was lead author of the first chapter on children's literature appearing in the HANDBOOK OF READING RESEARCH (VOLUME III). In 2011, Dr. Galda received the International Literacy Association Arbuthnot Award for excellence in teaching children's literature.

Bernice E. Cullinan was known both nationally and internationally for her work in children's literature. She wrote more than thirty books on literature for classroom teachers and librarians, including LITERATURE AND THE CHILD, POETRY LESSONS TO DAZZLE AND DELIGHT, and THREE VOICES: INVITATION TO POETRY ACROSS THE CURRICULUM. She authored a book for parents, READ TO ME: RAISING KIDS WHO LOVE TO READ. Dr. Cullinan was editor in chief of WORDSONG--the poetry imprint of Boyds Mills Press, a Highlights for Children Company--and collected poems written by the recipients of the National Council of Teachers of English Award for Poetry in A JAOF TINY STARS and subsequent volumes. She served as president of the International Literacy Association, was inducted into the Reading Hall of Fame and The Ohio State University Hall of Fame, and selected as the recipient of the Arbuthnot Award for Outstanding Teacher of Children's Literature. Dr. Cullinan died in February of 2015.

Dorothy S. Strickland, the State of New Jersey Professor of Reading, Rutgers University, was formerly the Arthur I. Gates Professor of Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. A former classroom teacher and learning disabilities specialist, she has authored and edited numerous publications including THE ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION OF READING PROGRAMS, EMERGENT LITERACY, and PROCESS READING AND WRITING: A LITERATURE-BASED APPROACH. She has received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from both Kean College of New Jersey and New York University, as well as the 1994 Rewey Bell Inglis Award as Outstanding Woman in Education given by the Women in Literature and Literacy and the National Council of Teachers of English. Dr. Strickland is past president of the International Reading Association and has been elected to the IRA Reading Hall of Fame.

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Published by Harcourt College Pub (1992)
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