Connecting Cultures

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Overview

A comprehensive guide to multicultural literature for children, this valuable resource features more than 1,600 titles—including fiction, folktales, poetry, and song books—that focus on diverse cultural groups. The selected titles, pubished between the 1970s and 1990s are suitable for use with preschoolers through sixth graders and are likely to be found on the shelves of school and public libraries. Topics are timely, with an emphasis on books that reflect the needs and interests of today's children. Each detailed entry includes bibliographic information. Use level is also included, as are cultural designation, subjects, and a summary. The invaluable Subject Access section incorporates use level culture information.

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As a starting point to generally available titles, this guide to children's multicultural literature for teachers and librarians provides information on 1,637 recent fiction, folktale, poetry, and song books suitable for use with preschoolers through children in sixth grade. The arrangement is in six sections: annotated bibliography; subject access; title index; illustrator index; culture index; and use level index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780835237604
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/5/2000
  • Pages: 692
  • Age range: 4 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.69 (d)

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