African American Children

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Once Upon a Time in a Different World: Issues...

Once Upon a Time in a Different World, a unique addition to the celebrated Chi... Once Upon a Time in a Different World, a unique addition to the celebrated Children’s Literature and Culture series, seeks to move discussions and treatments of ideas in African America Children’s literature from the margins to the forefront of... more

Racism in Contemporary African American Child...

Applying critical race theory to contemporary African American children’s and ... Applying critical race theory to contemporary African American children’s and young adult literature, this book explores one key racial issue that has been overlooked both in race studies and literary scholarship―internalised racism. By systematically... more

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Free Within Ourselves: The Development of Afr...

Today African American children's books in every genre are a vibrant part of a... Today African American children's books in every genre are a vibrant part of any library or personal collection. Yet there are many works by African Americans from prior eras that aren't well known. In Free Within Ourselves, nationally respected expert... more

African and African American Children's and A...

The essays in this collection discuss multicultural issues in children’s and a... The essays in this collection discuss multicultural issues in children’s and adolescent literature, focusing particularly on African and African American cultures. They challenge our understanding of what, in an age of globalization, multicultural... more

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Suffer the Little Children: Uses of the Past ...

This compelling work examines classic and contemporary Jewish and African Amer... This compelling work examines classic and contemporary Jewish and African American children’s literature. Through close readings of selected titles published since 1945, Jodi Eichler-Levine analyzes what is at stake in portraying religious history for... more

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Who Writes for Black Children?: African Ameri...

Until recently, scholars believed that African American children’s literature ... Until recently, scholars believed that African American children’s literature did not exist before 1900. Now, Who Writes for Black Children? opens the door to a rich archive of largely overlooked literature read by black children. This volume’s... more

Understanding Storytelling Among African Amer...

Understanding Storytelling Among African American Children: A Journey From Afr... Understanding Storytelling Among African American Children: A Journey From Africa to America reports research on narrative production among African American children for the purpose of extending previous inquiry and discussion of narrative structure.... more

Brown Gold: Milestones of African American Ch...

Brown Gold is a compelling history and analysis of African-American children's... Brown Gold is a compelling history and analysis of African-American children's picturebooks from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. At the turn of the nineteenth century, good children's books about black life were hard to find ― if, indeed,... more

Free within Ourselves: The Development of Afr...

African American children's literature is a vibrant form of expression. Writte... African American children's literature is a vibrant form of expression. Written by a leading authority on the subject, this book overviews the history of African American children's literature from the antebellum South to the present day. The volume... more

Embracing, Evaluating, and Examining African ...

Serious scholarship on African American children's and young adult literature ... Serious scholarship on African American children's and young adult literature is a relatively recent phenomenon. To date, only a handful of book-length works aside from doctoral dissertations have been devoted to the exploration of this body of work... more

Black Books Galore! Guide to Great African Am...

"This is a great resource that fills a tremendous need. It shouldbe on parents... "This is a great resource that fills a tremendous need. It shouldbe on parents' shelves at home as well as in every school." --AlvinF. Poussaint, M.D. Harvard Medical School These are exciting times for African American children'sliterature. Never... more

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African American Children: Socialization and ...

In the context of growing diversity, Shirley A. Hill examines the work parents... In the context of growing diversity, Shirley A. Hill examines the work parents do in raising their children. Based on interviews and survey data, African American Children includes blacks of various social classes as well as a comparative sample of... more

African-Centered Pedagogy: Developing Schools...

Integrates the historical, cultural, political, and developmental consideratio... Integrates the historical, cultural, political, and developmental considerations of the African American experience into a theory for the educational achievement of African American children. What can teachers, administrators, families, and communities... more

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Unbank the Fire: Visions for the Education of...

In her highly acclaimed work Black Children, Janice Hale argued that the diffi... In her highly acclaimed work Black Children, Janice Hale argued that the difficulties many African American children have in school result from differences in learning style that are deeply rooted in African American culture. Now, in Unbank the Fire,... more

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The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of Afri...

In the second edition of her critically acclaimed book The Dreamkeepers, Glori... In the second edition of her critically acclaimed book The Dreamkeepers, Gloria Ladson-Billings revisits the eight teachers who were profiled in the first edition and introduces us to new teachers who are current exemplars of good teaching. She shows... more

Creating Caring and Nurturing Educational Env...

The history of the education of African American children in one Alabama town ... The history of the education of African American children in one Alabama town is reconstructed over a period of 100 years, from the First Reconstruction period to the Second Reconstruction period (Governor George Wallace's stand in the schoolhouse... more

African American Children in Early Childhood ...

Approximately 45% of young black children in the United States (under the age ... Approximately 45% of young black children in the United States (under the age of six) live in poverty. It is well documented that education and economic security are inextricably linked and that early learning and early reading are undisputed... more

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Afrocentric Education And Its Importance In A...

This book consists of a comprehensive analysis of Afrocentricity and (Afrocent... This book consists of a comprehensive analysis of Afrocentricity and (Afrocentric) African Centered Education and the value and viability of these paradigms as alternatives to the current Eurocentric educational system in the United States. It will... more

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Mtoto House: Vision to Victory: Raising Afric...

How can parents, educators, and clergy work together for the quality of lives ... How can parents, educators, and clergy work together for the quality of lives for African American children? Mtoto House: Vision to Victory addresses this question by presenting the theories and practices of a faith-based institution called Mtoto... more

African American Children and Missionary Nuns...

This book is about the unique educational experience of an African American se... This book is about the unique educational experience of an African American segregated Catholic school in Mississippi from 1910 -1975. The school was founded and administered by nuns and priests from religious orders founded in Germany. This account... more

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