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Across cultures : a guide to multicultural literature for children / Kathy East and Rebecca L. Thomas.

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Author/Creator:
East, Kathy.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2007
Imprint:
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 342 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents:
  • Identity, self-image, and learning
  • Families, friends, and neighborhoods
  • Traditions--food, art, poetry, music, and celebrations
  • Traditions--folktales
  • Exploring the past in diverse communities
  • Knowing today's world
  • Parent-child book discussion groups
  • Literature circles.
Publisher's Summary:
Compiled by two experienced librarians, Across Cultures introduces you to more than 400 recent fiction and nonfiction multicultural resources for preschool through grade 6 and encourages you to make literature about diversity an integral part of your program of instruction. Arranged in thematic groupings (Identity and Self-Image, Family and Friends, Traditions, Exploring the Past in Diverse Communities, for example), this lively volume links diverse peoples, themes, and issues. It presents both annotations and practical advice on programming strategies. Connections are made to projects, graphic organizers, and activities.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Thomas, Rebecca L.
Series:
Children's and young adult literature reference series.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781591583363
1591583365

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