Book Discussion on The Best Children's Literature: A Parent's Guide

Ellen Trachtenberg discussed her book The Best Children’s Literature: A Parent’s Guide, from Mars… read more

Ellen Trachtenberg discussed her book The Best Children’s Literature: A Parent’s Guide, from Mars Publishing. Ms. Trachtenberg said she sorted through more than three thousand historical fiction, chapter and series books, and classic and modern tales to produce a guide to children’s literature for every age group. The book has eight hundred titles and provides developmentally appropriate recommendations to help parents, caregivers and educators find books that are suitable for particular skills and levels of interest. She talked about interviewing parents and children about their favorite books, author profiles and guidelines on developing children’s love of reading. After her presentation, Ms. Trachtenberg answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Best Children's Literature: A Parent's Guide

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Paramus, New Jersey, United States
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May 24, 2003
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Jan 3, 2004

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