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Breaking Boundaries with Global Literature: Celebrating Diversity in K-12 Classrooms (Explorations of the Notable Books for a Global Society Booklists) / Edition 1

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Using the books selected to the Notable Books for a Global Society booklists from 1996 to 2005, this book explores themes in global literature, offering ideas, activities, and strategies for implementing global literature in K-12 classrooms.

Themes in global literature are discussed not only for their instructional benefits but also for the purpose of breaking boundaries created by society that separate individuals along racial, cultural, religious, gender, and other classification schemes in order to help transform students into engaged, active citizens, willing and able to live fully chosen, authentic lives.

Unlike other resources that focus on using global or multicultural literature in the classroom, the book's comprehensive and inclusive definition of global literature represents books and collections that celebrate diversity both within and outside of the United States not only in terms of culture, race, ethnicity but also in terms of language, religion, social and economic status, sexual orientation, and physical and intellectual ability.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780872076167
  • Publisher: International Reading Assocation
  • Publication date: 7/28/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 17.10 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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