Diversity in Youth Literature Opening Doors Through Reading
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Surveying the landscape of youth literature, this contributed volume shows how books have grown to include the wide range of our increasingly diverse society.
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: American Library Association
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
|Editors' Introduction: Open Books, Open Doors: Cultural Diversity On and Off the Page|
|Overview of Diversity in Children's and Young Adult Literature|
|Voices of Experience: Promoting Acceptance of Other Cultures|
|Opening Doors to Understanding: Developing Cultural Competence through Youth Literature|
|Exploring Marginalized, Oppressed, and Under/Misrepresented Communities in Youth Literature|
|African American Children's Literature: Liminal Terrains and Strategies for Selfhood|
|Promising Portals and Safe Passages: A Review of Pre-K-12 Latino- and Latina-Themed Literature|
|The Politics of Publishing Latino Children's Books|
|Re-Storying Nuestro Barrio: Mentoring Children's Picture Book Writing with Latino/Latina Children's Literature|
|Beyond Sari, Hindu Monkey God, and Divali: A Critical Analysis of South Asian Cultures and Childhoods Represented in Picture Books|
|"That's So Chamorro": Representations of Culture in Chamorro Realistic Fiction|
|Growing Mixed/Up: Multiracial Identity in Children's and Young Adult Literature|
|The Door Has Never Opened for Us: The Roma in Recent Children's Fiction for Grades 4-6|
|Building a Core Collection: Muslim Experiences in English-Language Children's Books, September 2001-September 2011|
|Holding Out Hope: Homelessness in Children's and Young Adult Literature|
|Bibliotherapy and Characters with Cognitive Disabilities|
|Korean Folktale Video Project for Multicultural Families and Foreigners in the Republic of Korea|
|How to Evaluate Children's and Young Adult Books about Transracial and Transnational Asian Adoption|
|Representation in Queer Children's Books: Who's In and Who's Out|
|Rediscovering Filipino Children's Literature: Lola Basyang and Me|
|About the Editors and Contributors|