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Promoting a global community through multicultural children's literature

Author: Stanley F Steiner
Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Synopsis: You will find this book invaluable for teaching students the beauties of diversity and for building understanding of cultures from around the world. This book features more than 800 titles, both single volume and series, selected for their multicultural content and compelling reflections of the social issues of diverse cultures. The more than 100 interdisciplinary application strategies for titles range  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Bibliographie 1984-2000
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley F Steiner
ISBN: 1563087057 9781563087059
OCLC Number: 45195728
Description: xxi, 179 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Alma Flor Ada --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
How to use this book --
Part 1: Ties That Bind: Celebrating Life Around The World --
Life around the world --
Food around the world --
Multicultural games and activities from around the world --
Celebrations around the world --
Poetry around the world --
Story collections from around the world --
Travel and more from around the world --
Book extensions --
Part 2: Refugees And Homeless: Nomads Of The World --
Picture books --
Fiction --
Nonfiction --
Book extensions --
Part 3: Navigating The Road To Literacy --
Picture books --
Poetry --
Novels --
Book extensions --
Part 4: Books That Bring People Together --
Picture books --
Poetry --
Fiction and nonfiction --
Universal similarities --
Book extensions --
Part 5: Multicultural Books In A Series --
Resources for multicultural literature: publishers of books and materials --
Publishers specializing in multicultural literature --
Additional publishers that produce some multicultural titles --
Publishers specializing in nonfiction --
Additional support materials for libraries and classrooms --
Resources for promoting children's and young adult literature --
Resources for infusing literature into content areas --
Author index --
Literature index --
About the author and illustrator.
Responsibility: Stanley F. Steiner ; illustrations by Peggy Hokom ; foreword by Alma Flor Ada.

Abstract:

Synopsis: You will find this book invaluable for teaching students the beauties of diversity and for building understanding of cultures from around the world. This book features more than 800 titles, both single volume and series, selected for their multicultural content and compelling reflections of the social issues of diverse cultures. The more than 100 interdisciplinary application strategies for titles range from reading aloud with follow-up discussions to social activism. Fully indexed by author and title, this guide includes Web sites for literature integration, contact information, a discussion of the benefits of multicultural literature, and suggestions for further reading. The perfect guide for introducing students to other cultures and customs.
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