This text offers teachers and fans of fantasy literature an historical and critical review of this genre. Readers are introduced to the various subgenres and categories of fantasy literature for children and young adults and provided with criteria with which to evaluate the texts available.
Pamela S. Gates is professor of English at Central Michigan University and is currently serving as associate dean of the College of Humanities and Social & Behavioral Sciences. Susan B. Steffel is professor of English at Central Michigan University and a veteran teacher with thirty years of teaching experience. Francis L. Molson is professor emeritus of English, having retired from Central Michigan University after twenty-five years of teaching, the last ten serving as chair of the department. The authors have a combined 75 years of classroom teaching experience in the field of preparing teachers for elementary and secondary classroom settings.
Francis J. Molson, Pamela S. Gates, Susan B. Steffel