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Author Mikkelsen, Nina.

Title Powerful magic : learning from children's responses to fantasy literature / Nina Mikkelsen ; foreword by Laurence Yep.

Imprint New York : Teachers College Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  028.55 M589p 2005    ---  Available
Description x, 193 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Language and literacy series
Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-187) and index.
Contents Children's ways of reading -- I : The child and the book -- Stepping into response : Alexander and the wind-up mouse -- Inside the world of The Snowman : different ways of seeing -- II : The reading transaction -- Alexander in the classroom : many voices, many literacies -- A deeper look at aesthetic literacy : Brooke and Louis the fish -- Louis in the classroom : the transactional literary conversation -- III : Children as research partners -- Fighting the dragon--and winning : The Hobbit -- Into the woods : the magical adventures of pretty Pearl.
Subject Children -- Books and reading -- Psychological aspects.
Children's literature -- Psychological aspects.
Fantasy literature -- Psychological aspects.
Literacy -- Philosophy.
ISBN 0807745952 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0807745960 (acid-free paper)

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