No text better prepares you for evaluating, choosing, and sharing quality childrena??s literature than Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Childrena??s Literature. This streamlined eighth edition continues to provide a visually stunning, theoretically sound, comprehensive overview of childrena??s literature. Sharpened focus on contemporary issues in the field, deepened coverage of biography and informational books, and newly integrated technology give this new edition added relevance in the changing field. In addition to the text's contemporary and??valuable information on literature for younger readers, some of the brightest stars of childrena??s literature lend their talents to the new edition, providing insight into the craft and addressing the changing needs of middle grades readers.