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Academic Catalog 2017-2018
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  Dec 18, 2017
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

LALW205 Children’s Literature 3 cr.

What makes a children’s book a classic? We’ll find out as we read, analyze, and enjoy the best of the field–fantasies from Peter Pan to Harry Potter, realistic novels from Anne of Green Gables to Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, and stories falling somewhere in between, like The Secret Garden. Though our emphasis will be on longer books for older children, we’ll also consider fairy tales and picture books. Final project: writing a “classic” children’s book, illustrating one, or both.

Prerequisites: LALW200

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