Spring 2017

Mon/Wed 2:00pm-3:15pm 

Room: 112W Bullock

EDU 320

Literature for Children and Adolescents

Instructor: Sethi, Gayatri, PhD
E-Mail: gsethi@agnesscott.edu
Phone: 404.471.6321
Office: McCain G11A/ G37
Office Hours: TBD


 Required Materials:

Children’s Literature Briefly (5th Edition) by Tunnell, Jacobs, Young, and Bryan, Published by Pearson, 2011  (Available at the ASC Bookstore)

The Red Pencil by Andrea Davis Pinkney, Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2015

Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate, Published by Square Fish, 2008

Inside Out and Back Again by Tanhha Lai, Published by Harper Collins, 2011

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwaba, Published by Dial Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition, 2012

El Deafo by Cece Bell, Published by Harry N. Abrams, 2014

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo, Published by Candlewick; Reprint edition, 2015

Your Choices (for your class reading journal/ blog post)

Choose a theme, then select the following:

Your favorite book by JK Rowling

Your favorite “global” children’s illustrated/ picture book featuring diverse characters

Your favorite childhood book on a global/ social justice theme

A book from your childhood memories that you cherish
A book set in a part of the world who have never visited

A picture book authored by a someone originally from the “Global South”


Key Dates

Journeys/Peak Week: March 6th-10th

Spring Break: March 13th-17th

May4th Reading Day

May 5th-10th:Final Exam/ All Projects/ Assignments Due

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