Multicultural Children's Literature: Through the Eyes of Many Children / Edition 3

Multicultural Children's Literature: Through the Eyes of Many Children / Edition 3

by Donna E. Norton
     
 

This book includes both a large source for and section on how to use multicultural literature with students, as well as the latest in research and issues related to the topic. The materials noted in the book are both authentic and non-stereotyped. The book develops techniques that encourage higher thought processes, helping adults evaluate literature to determine

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This book includes both a large source for and section on how to use multicultural literature with students, as well as the latest in research and issues related to the topic. The materials noted in the book are both authentic and non-stereotyped. The book develops techniques that encourage higher thought processes, helping adults evaluate literature to determine authenticity and an understanding of the various cultures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135145289
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/28/2008
Series:
Pearson Custom Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
1,075,169
Product dimensions:
8.06(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.78(d)

Meet the Author

Donna E. Norton is Professor Emerita, Texas A&M University, where she was a member of the faculty. She received her doctorate from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She is the author of the widely popular text, Through the Eyes of A Child: An Introduction to Children’s Literature, 8e, also published by Pearson, and has authored or co-authored over 30 textbooks and over 100 journal articles.

Dr. Norton is the recipient of numerous awards including the Texas A&M Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award and the Virginia Hamilton Essay Award for professional writing concerning multicultural literature for youth. She is also the recipient of grants that have allowed her to research Native American, Latino, African American, Asian, and Jewish cultures and literature.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Multicultural Literature.
2. African American Literature.
3. Native American Literature.
4. Latino Literature.
5. Asian Literature.
6. Jewish Literature.
7. Middle Eastern Literature.

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