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97. Children's Literature and the Common Core

Saturday, 9 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Belmont, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Children's Literature

Presiding: Jan Christopher Susina, Illinois State Univ.

Speakers: Daniel D. Hade, Penn State Univ., University Park; Michelle Holley Martin, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia; Kristin McIlhagga, Michigan State Univ.; Sarah Minslow, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte; Joe Sutliff Sanders, Kansas State Univ.

Session Description:

This roundtable will address how the English Language Arts Standards of the Common Core State Standards ( will affect the teaching of college courses in children’s and adolescent literature, given that many of the students enrolled in these courses are preparing for careers in K–12 education.


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Children's Literature

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