Literature-Based Art & Music is both a guide to exciting books and a blueprint for rewarding activities that contribute to student achievement within elementary school programs. This book is the ideal handbook for achieving the goals of your curriculum, and an exciting addition to the Oryx Press Literature-Based Series.
About the Author:
Mildred Knight Laughlin, now deceased, was a professor emeritus in the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Oklahoma, Norman. She coauthored with Letty Watt, Developing Learning Skills Through Children's Literature: An Idea Book for K-5 Classrooms and Libraries and with Patricia Kardaleff she wrote Literature-Based Social Studies: Children's Books and Activities to Enrich the K-5 Curriculum, both published by Oryx Press. Her education included a BA in English from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, MA in education from Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas, and a MLS and a PhD in education from the University of Oklahoma, Norman.
Terri Parker Street holds a BS in music education and a Master's of Library and Information Studies from the University of Oklahoma, Norman. She taught music in elementary and secondary schools for 13 years and has presented workshops in the areas of music and the visual arts. She has been an elementary school library media specialist for the past five years.