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ERIC Number: ED002080
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 63
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BOOKS FOR FRIENDSHIP, A LIST OF BOOKS RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN.
B'nai B'rith, New York, NY. Anti-Defamation League.
A BIBLIOGRAPHY GEARED TO HELP CHILDREN GAIN INSIGHTS INTO THE LOYALTIES OF CHILDREN FROM OTHER CULTURAL, RACIAL, RELIGIOUS, NATIONAL, AND ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS IS PRESENTED. AN EFFORT WAS MADE TO SELECT BOOKS WHICH MEET THE FOLLOWING STANDARDS--RANK HIGH IN LITERARY QUALITY, APPEAL TO CHILDREN, STRESS LIKENESSES BETWEEN CHILDREN, PRESENT DIFFERENCES, RECOUNT THE HISTORY, FOLKLORE, AND CUSTOMS OF VARIOUS CULTURES, DEPICT ACCURATELY AND SYMPATHETICALLY PEOPLE OF MANY DIFFERENT GROUPS, PORTRAY THE LIVES OF DEDICATED MEN AND WOMEN REGARDLESS OF RACE, RELIGION, OR NATIONALITY, HIGHLIGHT PEACEFUL WAYS OF SETTLING DISPUTES, AND INCOPORATE SOUND ETHNICAL VALUES WITHOUT MORALIZING. BOOKS LISTED IN THE BIBLIOGRAPHY ARE GROUPED UNDER THE FOLLOWING HEADINGS--NEIGHBORS AT HOME, NEIGHBORS ABROAD, BROTHERS ALL, HEROES OF PEACE AND SERVICE, DOORWAYS TO THE PAST, FOLKLORE, FAIRY TALES, LEGENDS, AND STORIES, SONGS, GAMES AND FOODS AROUND THE WORLD, HOLIDAYS AND HOLY DAYS, AND THE WORLD'S CHILDREN AT WORSHIP. WITHIN THE SEPARATE GROUPS, BOOKS ARE GRADED AS STORIES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN (AGES 6 TO 8), MIDDLE YEARS (8 TO 11 OR 12), AND OLDER BOYS AND GIRLS (AGES 11 OR 12 TO 14 OR 15).
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Authoring Institution: B'nai B'rith, New York, NY. Anti-Defamation League.
Identifiers: New York (New York)