GSE Publications

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

1-1-2007

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Copyright 2007 by the National Council of Teachers of English. Posted with permission. Reprinted from Language Arts, Volume 83, Issue 3, January 2007, pages 273-280.
Publisher URL: http://www.ncte.org/pubs/journals/la

Abstract

Picturebooks represent a unique visual and literary art form that engages young readers and older readers in many levels of learning and pleasure. This form, however, is changing rapidly and in turn generating new possibilities for teaching and research. Knowledge of recent developments in picturebooks, ways of reading these books, and bridging picturebook forms and innovations with reader response will enable practitioners to initiate fruitful conversations about the importance of picturebooks in the curriculum and inspire new directions in research.

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Date Posted: 07 February 2007

This document has been peer reviewed.