9780135145289

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

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135145289

  • ISBN10:

    0135145287

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/20/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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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 librarians who deal with children's literature and reading.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Multicultural Literaturep. 1
African American Literaturep. 18
Native American Literaturep. 76
Latino Literaturep. 144
Asian Literaturep. 202
Jewish Literaturep. 256
Middle Eastern Literaturep. 312
Author Indexp. 355
Subject Indexp. 371
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