Dr. Johnson's LIT 220 (Children's Literature) Course Pages

Required texts - Fall 2008

Except for the d'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths (which you are welcome to start now),
please DO NOT read the required texts until they are assigned in class


Brenner, Barbara, Wagon Wheels
Bryant, Jen, The Trial
Burton, Virginia Lee, The Little House
Collier, Bryan, Uptown
d'Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar Parin, D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
DiCamillo, Kate, Tale of Despereaux
Howard, Elizabeth, Virgie Goes to School with Us Boys
Konigsburg, E. L., Silent to the Bone
Riordan, Rick, The Lightning Thief
Ryan, Pam Munoz, Becoming Naomi Leon

If you would like to start on readings for the course, try some of the material on Blackboard under "Week 1" or "Week 2".