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analysis of a selected list of books of historical fiction that have developmental values for the intermediate grades
|Title:||An analysis of a selected list of books of historical fiction that have developmental values for the intermediate grades.||
Allen, Margaret Louise, author
Gregory, Agnes, professor directing thesis.
Florida State University, degree granting institution
|Type of Resource:||text|
|Publisher:||Florida State University|
|Place of Publication:||Tallahassee, Florida|
|Extent:||1 online resource (ii, 47 leaves)|
|Abstract/Description:||"It is the purpose of this paper, therefore, to explore some of those books included in several literary selection tools in order to determine whether they present the needs of children and the satisfaction of those needs in terms of experiences showing developmental values of a social and ethical nature. To recognize that a certain youngster needs more self-confidence, to give him a book in which the hero is beset by the same situation and overcomes it, and then to sit back with the calm expectation of seeing a miracle wrought would be optimistic to the point of simple-mindedness. All that the librarian can do is to present the book to the child in the hope that he will absorb some help from his reading and thus be encouraged to solve his problems successfully"--Introduction.|
|Bibliography Note:||Includes bibliographical references (leaves 45-47).|
"Submitted to the Graduate Council of Florida State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science."
Advisor: Agnes Gregory, Professor Directing Paper.
Historical fiction, American -- Bibliography
Young adult fiction, American -- Bibliography
Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism
Young adult fiction, American -- History and criticism
United States -- History -- Fiction -- Bibliography
|Persistent Link to This Record:||http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_historic_akd9730|
Allen, M. L. (1958). An analysis of a selected list of books of historical fiction that have developmental values for the intermediate grades. Retrieved from http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_historic_akd9730