1. The Child Responds to Literature. 2. The History of Children's Literature. 3. Evaluating and Selecting Literature for Children. 4. Artists and Their Illustrations. 5. Picture Books. 6. Traditional Literature. 7. Modern Fantasy. 8. Poetry. 9. Contemporary Realistic Fiction. 10. Historical Fiction. 11. Multicultural Literature. 12. Nonfiction: Biographies and Informational Books. Appendix A: Book Awards. Appendix B: Publishers and Their Addresses. References.