Multicultural Voices in Contemporary Literature: A Resource for Teachers / Edition 1

Multicultural Voices in Contemporary Literature: A Resource for Teachers / Edition 1

by Frances A Day
     
 

ISBN-10: 0325001308

ISBN-13: 2900325001301

Pub. Date: 08/03/1999

Publisher: Heinemann

Save 50% for a limited time when you place your prepaid on-line order for Multicultural Voices in Contemporary Literature! Frances Ann Day presents ideas for bringing students and authors together in a way that promotes stimulating reading, imaginative writing, and cultural sensitivity. Her book, a true celebration of the lives and works of thirty-nine inspiring…  See more details below

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Save 50% for a limited time when you place your prepaid on-line order for Multicultural Voices in Contemporary Literature! Frances Ann Day presents ideas for bringing students and authors together in a way that promotes stimulating reading, imaginative writing, and cultural sensitivity. Her book, a true celebration of the lives and works of thirty-nine inspiring authors and illustrators from twenty different cultures, nurtures students' responses to literature. Educators and students alike are encouraged to learn more about the multiplicity of beliefs, experiences, lifestyles, and communities within each cultural group. Intended for use as a reference book or teaching guide, Multicultural Voices in Contemporary Literature presents a variety of options so that teachers can adapt the material to fit their individual styles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900325001301
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
08/03/1999
Edition description:
REVISED & UPDATED
Pages:
288

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Why This Guide?1
Evaluating Children's Books for Bias3
Rudolfo Alfonso Anaya: Mexican American9
George Ancona: Mexican American15
Shonto Begay: Navajo23
Anilu Bernardo: Cuban American27
Ignatia Broker: Ojibway/Chippewa30
Joseph Bruchac: Abenaki, English, and Slovak32
Jeannette Franklin Caines: Black American42
Dia Cha: Hmong American46
Sook Nyul Choi: Korean American48
Barbara Cohen: Jewish American53
Pat Cummings: African American66
Vivian Sheldon Epstein: Humanist73
Nancy Garden: German Italian American78
Carmen Lomas Garza: Chicana83
Nikki Yolanda Giovanni: Black American86
Eloise Greenfield: African American89
Virginia Hamilton: African American99
Joyce Hansen: African American115
Minfong Ho: Overseas Chinese121
Johanna Hurwitz: Jewish American127
Joy Nozomi Kogawa: Japanese Canadian134
Jeanne M. Lee: Chinese American137
George Littlechild: Plains Cree Canadian142
Bette Bao Lord: Chinese American148
Sharon Bell Mathis: African American150
Patricia C. McKissack: African American154
Nicholasa Mohr: Puerto Rican American168
Min Paek: Korean American174
Johanna Reiss: Jewish American176
Faith Ringgold: African American179
Sandra Scoppettone: Italian American183
Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve: Lakota187
Yoshiko Uchida: Japanese American191
Mai Vo-Dinh: Vietnamese American204
Alice Walker: African AmerIndian208
Mildred Pitts Walter: African American212
Yoko Kawashima Watkins: Japanese American224
Camille Yarbrough: African American228
Paul Yee: Chinese Canadian232
Laurence Yep: Chinese American237
App. 1Assessment Plan257
App. 2Optional Activities260
App. 3Author Birthdays263
App. 4Multicultural Calendar264
App. 5Resources for Educators, Librarians, and Parents265
Illustrator Index266
Title Index268
Subject Index271

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