week 1 paper.docx - Evaluating Children's Literature 1 Evaluating Children's Literature Past and Present Crystal Goden REA-305 Deborah Macias Evaluating

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Evaluating Children's Literature 1 Evaluating Children's Literature: Past and Present Crystal Goden 2/20/19 REA-305 Deborah Macias
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Evaluating Children's Literature 2 Award Caldecott 1938-1945 Caldecott 1998-2018 Newberry 1922-1945 Newberry 1998-2018 Title, Author, and Publication Date Many Moons James Thurber 1943 The Polar Express Chris Van Allsburg 1986 The Cat Who Went to Heaven Elizabeth Coatsworth 1930 Because of Winn-Dixie Kate DiCamillo 2000 Genre Children’s Picture book Children’s Picture Book Children’s Novel Children’s Novel Lexile Score 700L 520L 1000L 670L Major Themes Princess becomes ill and only thing to make her better is the moon Christmas story Buddha’s Life Pet friendship, working for what you want Plot summary (2-3 sentences) Princess Lenore becomes ill from eating to many sweets. The only thing to make her better is the moon. Her father does all he can to get her the moon. Eventually setting A young boy who did not believe in Santa awakes to the sound of a train outside his house. The train takes him to the north pole where he meets Santa in person. Along the A poor Japanese artist sends his housekeeper to get food instead she comes home with a cat. He is upset but calms when he notices the cats 3 colors in its coat, this is A ten-year-old girl struggles to make friends after moving with her father and he mother walking out of their lives.
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