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  1. Slide Show Directions: To go to the next slide, click on the scroll bar. If you see a sound speaker ( ), click on it to hear a brief audio message. When asked questions, try to answer them before going further. (c) 2004 by Sheila Seifert

  2. There areDifferent Types of Booksin the General Children’s Market (c) 2004 by Sheila Seifert

  3. Children’s Books Age Range is from 0 to 12 years. (c) 2004 by Sheila Seifert

  4. General Guidelines 0-3 year olds • Simple stories and illustrations  4-7 year olds (preschool - 2nd graders) • Accessible vocabulary and creative stories 8-12 year olds (3rd - 6th graders) • Complex stories broken into chapters. (c) 2004 by Sheila Seifert

  5. PICTURE BOOKSThere are many different kinds of picture books. Concept Books contain only one idea or purpose. Board Books have cardboard pages. Novelty Books have something extra, something beyond flat sheets of paper. Storybooks are the most popular type of picture books. (c) 2004 by Sheila Seifert

  6. Early Readers • Beginning readers • A good story is secondary to the vocabulary • Pictures or photographs are essential (c) 2004 by Sheila Seifert

  7. Chapter Books • Broken into chapters • Readers’ vocabulary level important • Must have a solid story (c) 2004 by Sheila Seifert

  8. Juvenile Novels • Directed at the 8-12 year old • Solid stories • Range from 5,000 to 50,000 Words • Classified by genres (c) 2004 by Sheila Seifert

  9. Juvenile Novel Genres • Mysteries • Coming of Age • Humor • Choose-Your-Own-Adventures • Adventures • Science Fiction/Fantasy • Sweet Romances • Slice of Life Stories (c) 2004 by Sheila Seifert

  10. Know the Age Range and Type of BookYou are Writing Now, Go Back to the Course Lecture, And Continue Reading! (c) 2004 by Sheila Seifert