Texas writers of children's literature : a collection of interviews and a critical examination of their works

dc.creatorTyson, Eleanore Ely Smith
dc.date.accessioned2023-09-29T17:41:22Z
dc.date.available2023-09-29T17:41:22Z
dc.date.issued1983
dc.description.abstractWhen teachers and librarians are able to share with students some information about the author of a book, the students' enjoyment of that book can be enhanced and their motivation to read increased. While there are numerous sources which provide educators with general knowledge of the creators of children's literature, there has been no resource which furnishes Texas teachers and librarians with information about writers of children's literature in their own state. The purpose of this study was to collect and analyze information about Texas writers of children's literature, thereby providing such a resource for Texas educators. In so doing, the researcher attempted to discover significant details of the writers' careers, to ascertain if there are any qualities and characteristics unique to Texas writers, and to critically analyze the writings of each author, assessing strengths and weaknesses. [...]
dc.description.departmentEducation, College of
dc.format.digitalOriginreformatted digital
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.identifier.other11148681
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10657/15141
dc.language.isoen
dc.rightsThis item is protected by copyright but is made available here under a claim of fair use (17 U.S.C. Section 107) for non-profit research and educational purposes. Users of this work assume the responsibility for determining copyright status prior to reusing, publishing, or reproducing this item for purposes other than what is allowed by fair use or other copyright exemptions. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires express permission of the copyright holder.
dc.subjectChildren's literature--Texas
dc.subjectAuthors, American--Texas--Interviews
dc.titleTexas writers of children's literature : a collection of interviews and a critical examination of their works
dc.type.dcmiText
dc.type.genreThesis
thesis.degree.collegeCollege of Education
thesis.degree.departmentEducation, College of
thesis.degree.disciplineEducation
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Houston
thesis.degree.levelDoctoral
thesis.degree.nameDoctor of Education

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