ENGL 2060 Children’s Literature (3 cr)
Prereq: ENGC 1101
Students will study literature written for children, from birth through middle school age, in order to effectively select, evaluate, and appreciate this literature. Course material includes various formats (picture books, easy readers, chapter books, middle grade books, or graphic narratives) and genres (traditional literature, fantasy, realism, historical fiction, factual books, or poetry). Topics include supporting young readers’ selection of and responses to literature; studying the history of children’s literature; responding to censorship and controversy; and introducing children to books about diversity (race, ethnicity, disability, etc.).
Fall, Spring MnTC Goal: 6