ENG 240: Children's Literature

online available

In this course, students will examine literature for children from birth to age 13. Students will explore children's books from a variety of genres, including fantasy, folklore, realistic fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Students will learn about important authors and illustrators of quality children's books and how to incorporate these books in lessons and activities with children. This course meets requirements for students entering early childhood education, elementary education, and secondary education. It is also beneficial for parents, social workers, library study students, or others interested in learning about children's books.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

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Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

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Revised: 2/2/22

The annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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