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Title Diversity in youth literature : opening doors through reading / edited by Jamie Campbell Naidoo and Sarah Park Dahlen.
Publication Chicago : ALA editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.
Description xvii, 219 pages : illustration ; 23 cm
Call # 810.992 D
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-204) and index.
Summary When planning services, collections, and programs for children and teens from diverse populations, many librarians and teachers fail to fully embrace the fully spectrum of diversity within the United States as well as the scope of considerations for developing inclusive library and classroom practices. These essays help you understand that your offerings should represent all of the cultural expressions that are often overlooked.
Contents Voices of experience : promoting acceptance of other cultures / Carol Doll and Kasey Garrison -- Opening doors to understanding : developing cultural competence through youth literature / Eliza Dresang -- African American children's literature : liminal terrains and strategies for selfhood / Ebony Elizabeth Thomas -- Promising portals and safe passages : a review of pre-K-12 Latino- and Latina-themed literature / Ruth Quiroa -- Beyond sari, Hindu monkey god, and Divaali : a critical analysis of South Asian cultures and childhood represented in picture books / Eun Hye Son and Yoo Kyung Sung -- That's so Chamorro : representations of culture in Chamorro realistic fiction / Monique Storie -- Growing mixed/up : multiracial identity in children's and young adult literature / Amina Chaudhri -- The door has never opened for us : the Roma in recent children's fiction for grades 4-6 / Brian W. Sturm and Meghan Gaherty -- Building a core collection : Muslim experiences in English-language children's books, September 2001-September 2011 / Anna Nielsen -- Holding out hope : homelessness in children's and young adult literature / Kim Becnel -- How to evaluate children's and young adult books about transracial and transnational Asian adoption / Sarah Park -- Representation in queer children's books : who's in and who's out / Jamie Campbell Naidoo -- Rediscovering Filipino children's literature : Lola Basyang and me / Danilo M. Baylen.
Subject Children's literature, American -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
Young adult literature, American -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
Minorities in literature.
Multiculturalism in literature.
Cultural pluralism in literature.
Multicultural education -- United States.
Addl. Author Naidoo, Jamie Campbell, editor.
Dahlen, Sarah Park, 1979- editor.
ISBN 0838911439 (pbk.) :
9780838911433 (pbk.) :
Standard # 40022472356

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