IME 680 - Contemporary Issues in Literature for Children and Young Adults (3)

This course will examine contemporary issues in the field of children's literature, including creative and marketing perspectives, censorship and publishing trends. The course services to further the goal of bringing children and books together through the collaborative efforts of authors, illustrators, storytellers, publishers, booksellers, students, teachers, and librarians to promote innovative programs using multicultural children's literature as a creative tool to encourage literacy and critical thinking.