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Multicultural Children's Literature : Through the Eyes of Many Children,9780131178069

Multicultural Children's Literature : Through the Eyes of Many Children

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2nd
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9780131178069

ISBN10:
0131178067
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2005
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

Written by one of the most highly regarded names in the field of children's literature, this compact guide to selecting high-quality examples of multicultural literature offers future teachers the broad-based introduction they need to the literature of the many cultures that comprise America today.Coverage focuses on three main ideas: incorporating the best multicultural books into the classroom, honoring and respecting both the literatureandthe cultures inhabiting the classroom, and using quality children's literature to motivate readers while simultaneously nurturing a culturally-responsive classroom.Educators and pre-service teachers of children's literature and reading.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Multicultural Literature
1(14)
Developing a Study of Multicultural Literature
4(11)
Five-Phase Approach for the Study of Multicultural Literature
4(4)
Authenticating the Literature: A Summary
8(1)
A Process to Use to Authenticate a Book
9(6)
African American Literature
15(56)
Issues Related to African American Literature
15(1)
Changing Availability of Quality Literature
16(1)
Authors Who Write and Illustrate African American Literature
17(1)
Traditional Literature
18(12)
History of Recording African Folklore
18(3)
Types of Stories from Specific Regions
21(1)
Literary Characteristics of the Folklore
22(2)
Examples of African Folklore
24(3)
African American Folklore
27(3)
Historical Nonfiction and Fiction
30(8)
Informational Books That Develop Historical Perspectives
33(1)
Biographies and Autobiographies About the Slavery Period
34(2)
Historical Fiction About the Slavery Period
36(2)
African American Poetry
38(1)
Contemporary African American Literature
39(9)
Picture Books
39(2)
Fiction for Middle-Elementary Grades
41(1)
Fiction for Older Children
42(3)
Nonfiction
45(3)
Summary
48(2)
Involving Children with African American Literature
50(21)
Native American Literature
71(70)
Historical Perspective
71(2)
Stereotypes in Literature from the Past
72(1)
Authors Who Write and Illustrate Native American Literature
73(1)
Issues Related to Native American Literature
74(4)
Authenticity of Text and Illustrations
74(3)
Conflicts over Sovereignty of the Stories
77(1)
Disputes over Literary Styles and Translations
77(1)
Disagreements over Literal versus Metaphorical Interpretations
78(1)
Traditional Literature
78(9)
History of Recording North American Folklore in Written Form
79(1)
Importance of Native American Folklore
80(7)
Historical Nonfiction and Fiction
87(14)
Biography About Early Peoples
87(8)
Informational Books About Earlier Time Periods
95(2)
Historical Fiction
97(3)
Characteristics of Contemporary Native American Authors
100(1)
Native American Poetry
101(2)
Contemporary Realistic Fiction
103(4)
Picture Storybooks
103(1)
Books for Older Readers
104(3)
Nonfiction Informational Books
107(1)
Summary
108(2)
Involving Children with African American Literature
110(31)
Latino Literature
141(54)
Historical Perspectives
143(1)
Authors Who Write and Illustrate Latino Literature
144(2)
Values in Latino Culture
146(1)
Folklore
147(9)
Ancient Mayan. Aztec, and Inca Folklore
148(5)
Folklore that Reflects Interaction with Other Cultures
153(3)
Historical Nonfiction and Fiction
156(5)
Informational Books That Develop Historical Perspectives
157(1)
Historical Fiction
158(3)
Contemporary Realistic Fiction and Nonfiction
161(9)
Poetry
162(1)
Picture Books
162(3)
Fiction for Middle-Elementary Grades
165(1)
Fiction Written for Older Readers
166(2)
Contemporary Nonfiction
168(2)
Summary
170(2)
Involving Children with Latino Literature
172(23)
Asian Literature
195(52)
Values That Are Part of the Cultures
196(1)
Concerns over Stereotypes in Literature from the Past
197(1)
Asian Folklore
198(10)
Folklore from China
198(5)
Folklore from India
203(3)
Folklore from Japan
206(2)
Other Asian Folklore
208(1)
Early History of the People and the Culture
208(7)
Informational Books That Depict Asian History
208(2)
Biographies About Figures from Early Culture
210(1)
Historical Fiction About Asian Culture
210(5)
Poetry
215(1)
Contemporary Literature with Asian Roots
216(8)
Informational Books
216(1)
Biographies
217(2)
Historical Fiction with More Contemporary Settings
219(1)
Informational Books About World War II and Asian Experiences
220(1)
Contemporary Asian and Asian American Stories
220(4)
Summary
224(2)
Involving Children with Asian Literature
226(21)
Jewish Literature
247(54)
What Does It Mean to Be Jewish?
247(1)
Folklore and Ancient Stories of the Jewish People
248(8)
History of the Collection of Folklore
248(1)
Types of Folklore
249(1)
Examples of Jewish Folklore
250(6)
Early History of the Jewish People
256(3)
Years of Emigration and Immigration
259(1)
The Holocaust in Children's and Young Adult Literature
260(9)
Educational and Political Background of the Time of the Holocaust
260(2)
Informational Books About the Holocaust
262(1)
Historical Fiction
263(4)
Biography and Autobiography
267(2)
Jewish Poetry
269(4)
Contemporary Jewish Literature
273(3)
Picture Storybooks
274(1)
Books for Older Readers
275(1)
Summary
276(2)
Involving Children with Jewish Literature
278(23)
Middle Eastern Literature
301(42)
Historical Perspectives
302(1)
Stereotypes
302(1)
Authors Who Write and Illustrate Middle Eastern Literature
303(1)
Values Identified in the Culture and Literature
304(1)
Folklore and Ancient Stories from the Middle East
305(7)
History of Collection
305(1)
Types of Tales
306(6)
Early History
312(7)
Ancient Cultures of Egypt
313(1)
Building the Pyramids
313(1)
Mummies and Searching the Tombs
313(1)
Ancient Cultures of Other Middle Eastern Areas
314(2)
Juvenile Informational Literature
316(2)
Fictional Storybooks Set in the Ancient Middle East
318(1)
Historical Fiction Set in the Ancient Middle East
318(1)
Contemporary Literature with Middle Eastern Roots
319(5)
Informational Books
319(2)
Poetry
321(1)
Contemporary Realistic Fiction
322(2)
Summary
324(3)
Involving Children with Middle Eastern Literature
327(16)
Author/Title Index 343(18)
Subject Index 361


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