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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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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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Racism in Contemporary African American Child...

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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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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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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

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

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

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

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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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

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

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

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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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

«The Brownies' Book»: Inspiring Racial Pride ...

‘The Brownies’ Book:’ Inspiring Racial Pride in African-American Children offe... ‘The Brownies’ Book:’ Inspiring Racial Pride in African-American Children offers a descriptive analysis and interpretation of America’s first magazine for young African-Americans. Published by W.E.B. Du Bois in cooperation with Jessie Fauset and... 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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