Booktalking Authentic Multicultural Literature

Booktalking Authentic Multicultural Literature

Fiction and History for Young Readers

Book - 2009
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This companion to York's Booktalking Authentic Multicultural Literature: Fiction, History, and Memoirs for Teens (Linworth, 2008) targets readers in kindergarten through seventh grade. The author highlights 101 contemporary books by a variety of U.S. authors. Arranged alphabetically by title, entries include the cultural background of author, illustrator, and translator; their Web sites when available; reading and interest levels; genre; related titles; and the single-paragraph booktalk itself. Over 20 ethnic groups are represented–the larger being Mexican Americans (19 titles), American Indians (17 titles), African Americans (12 titles), and Chinese Americans (10 titles). Arab, Filipino, Hmong, Pakistani, and Vietnamese Americans are among those represented with a single title. Librarians will find this book helpful in expanding their collections to reflect our global society.--From publishers description.
Publisher: Columbus, Ohio : Linworth Books, c2009
ISBN: 9781586833008
Branch Call Number: 021.7 YORK
Characteristics: xvi, 112 p. ; 23 cm


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