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Leland Jacobs on Children's Literature

In a lecture at York University, children's literature expert Leland Jacobs discusses the importance of "bringing meaning to and taking meaning from" reading. He differentiates between informational books, which have verifiable information an provide readers with an informed intellect, and books that contain aesthetic feeling" and lead to an educated imagination.
Aug 26, 1991
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