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Children's Literature For All God's Children

Virginia ThomasBetty Miller

Children's Literature For All God's Children

Virginia ThomasBetty Miller

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116 Pages

- Publisher The themes, words, and concepts in children's literature speak to the whole Christian community. Virginia Thomas and Betty Miller have examined children's literature and designed an extensive annotated list of children's stories, poems, folk tales, and fiction that express faith, belief, theology, and Christian principles.^This unique resource/reference handbook gives the church the opportunity to function as a united community of believers. Children and adults have the chance to study and learn together -- grow as a whole community.Thomas and Miller offer a practical approach to children's literature that gives background and theory, an evaluation of techniques, "how-to" guidelines, suggestions for use, lists of books, two annotated bibliographies, and indices: subject and themes, genre, and book awards.^Explains: ^why children's literature is a good resource for Christians^where to find good stories^how significant themes are adapted for different age levels^how to evaluate stories^how to use them^Parents, teachers, and ministers will delight with children in this new approach to sharing, learning, teaching, and worship. The bibliography of books for all ages is a treasure-house of information. Features basic book information, summary, and themes values. This is an educational tool that provides a new avenue to understanding our faith.

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The themes, words, and concepts in children's literature speak to the whole Christian community. Virginia Thomas and Betty Miller have examined children's literature and designed an extensive and annotated list of children's stories, poems, folk tales, and fiction that express faith, belief, theology, and Christian principles.This unique resource gives churches the opportunity to function as a united community of believers where children and adults have the chance to study, learn, and grow together.



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116 Pages
- Publisher

The themes, words, and concepts in children's literature speak to the whole Christian community. Virginia Thomas and Betty Miller have examined children's literature and designed an extensive annotated list of children's stories, poems, folk tales, and fiction that express faith, belief, theology, and Christian principles.^This unique resource/reference handbook gives the church the opportunity to function as a united community of believers. Children and adults have the chance to study and learn together -- grow as a whole community.Thomas and Miller offer a practical approach to children's literature that gives background and theory, an evaluation of techniques, "how-to" guidelines, suggestions for use, lists of books, two annotated bibliographies, and indices: subject and themes, genre, and book awards.^Explains: ^why children's literature is a good resource for Christians^where to find good stories^how significant themes are adapted for different age levels^how to evaluate stories^how to use them^Parents, teachers, and ministers will delight with children in this new approach to sharing, learning, teaching, and worship. The bibliography of books for all ages is a treasure-house of information. Features basic book information, summary, and themes values. This is an educational tool that provides a new avenue to understanding our faith.
- Publisher

The themes, words, and concepts in children's literature speak to the whole Christian community. Virginia Thomas and Betty Miller have examined children's literature and designed an extensive and annotated list of children's stories, poems, folk tales, and fiction that express faith, belief, theology, and Christian principles.This unique resource gives churches the opportunity to function as a united community of believers where children and adults have the chance to study, learn, and grow together.


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Meet the Authors

Virginia Thomas

Virginia Thomas holds a master's degree in Christian Education. She has led workshops and worship for several mainline denominations.

Betty Miller

Miller is the Youth Services Consultant for the State Library of Florida. She is very active in the church as a Sunday School teacher, nursery helper, circle member and leader, and has worked on several church councils.

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  • Catalogue Code 197049
  • Product Code 0804216908
  • EAN 9780804216906
  • Pages 116
  • Department Ministry
  • Category Education
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Dec 1985
  • Dimensions 278 x 210 x 8 mm
  • Weight 0.281kg

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