Lewiston-Auburn College

HUM 304 Writing Children's Literature

Barbara Walsh Writing Children's Literature

HUM 304 is an exploration of how details, characters, and voices create compelling children's stories. This course will include text readings, multiple online writing assignments, along with analyzing several children's books and critiquing and commenting on classmates' work. Students will also write their own children's picture book.

This course is taught by Barbara Walsh, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, who wrote "Sammy in the Sky," a children's book illustrated by Jamie Wyeth.

This course has been approved by the State Department of Education for content area in secondary English. Cr 3.