Multicultural Children's Literature

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

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A supplement for Children's Literature and Reading Methods courses. 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 literature and the cultures inhabiting the classroom, and using quality children's literature to motivate readers while nurturing a culturally responsive classroom.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 198.1 x 254 x 15.2mm | 657.72g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131178067
  • 9780131178069

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Multicultural Literature Developing a Study of Multicultural Literature2. African American Literature Issues Related to African American Literature Changing Avialability of Quality Literature Authors Who Write and Illustrate African American Literature Traditional Literature Historical Nonfiction and Fiction African American Poetry Contemporary African American Literature Summary Involving Children with African American Literature3. Native American Literature Historical Perspective Authors Who Write and Illustrate Native American Literature Issues Related to Native American Literature Traditional Literature Historical Nonfiction and Fiction Native American Poetry Contemporary Realistic Fiction Nonfiction Informational Books Summary Involving Children with African American Literature4. Latino Literature Historical Perspectives Authors who Write and Illustrate Latino Literature Values in Latino Culture Folklore Historical Nonfiction and Fiction Contemporary Realistic Fiction and Nonfiction Summary Involving Children with Latino Literature5. Asian Literature Values That Are Part of the Cultures Concerns over Stereotpyes in Literature from the Past Asian Folklore Early History of the People and the Culture Poerty Contemporary Literature with Asian Roots Summary Involving Children with Asian Literature6. Jewish Literature What Does It Mean to Be Jewish? Folklore and Ancient Stories of the Jewish People Early History of the Jewish People Years of Emmigration and Immigration The Holocaust in Children's and Young Adult Literature Jewish Poetry Contemporary Jewish Literature Summary Involving Children with Jewish Literature 7. Middle Eastern Literature Historical Perspectives Authors Who Write and Illustrate Middle Eastern Literature Values Identified in the Culture and Literature Folklore and Ancient Stories from the Middle East Early History Contemporary Literature with Middle Eastern Roots Summary Involving Children with Middle Eastern Literature Author/Title IndexSubject Indexshow more

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