This course is designed to provide an introduction to children’s and young adult
literature. This course presents a critical approach to literature for children and
young adults- its history, elements, function and literary value. The course examines
the literature through an evaluation and exploration of authors and genres; and
trends and developments in children’s literature. This course meets the art, English,
music or humanities elective for majors. Prerequisite: ECE* 101 and ENG* 102.