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1
The themes of human relationships, love, and conflicts have remained central to literature across the centuries.
A)True
B)False
2
Adults have always viewed childhood as a joyous and carefree time in one's life.
A)True
B)False
3
In the sixteenth century, children used Hornbooks as they were learning to read.
A)True
B)False
4
Contemporary criteria can be used to evaluate stories from all time periods.
A)True
B)False
5
Newbery's A Pretty Little Pocket Book attempted to teach the alphabet through games, fables, and rhymes.
A)True
B)False
6
In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the main purpose of books published for children was to educate.
A)True
B)False
7
Chapbooks were a form of popular culture literature.
A)True
B)False
8
Perhaps still the most popular bedtime story, Goodnight Moon, was written by Margaret Wise Brown in 1947.
A)True
B)False
9
John Newbery was the first publisher to publish books specifically meant to entertain a child audience.
A)True
B)False
10
The majority of the first picturebooks available to American children were written by English authors.
A)True
B)False
11
Lucy Sprague Mitchell of the progressive education movement believed that children's books should teach lessons about morality.
A)True
B)False
12
The twentieth century brought the introduction of a variety of nonfiction books for children.
A)True
B)False
13
All readers should be able to find themselves reflected in the literature they read.
A)True
B)False
14
Books written in the 1950s and 1960s accurately portrayed African-American culture.
A)True
B)False
15
In the twenty-first century, there is a greater emphasis on the publication of multicultural literature.
A)True
B)False







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