ERIC Number: ED103504
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Interracial Digest, Number 1.
Council on Interracial Books for Children, Inc., New York, NY.
This is a digest of articles which originally appeared in the bulletin, "Interracial Books for Children." Its purpose is to evaluate trade and textbooks with special concern for racist and sexist content and to suggest alternative materials for home and classroom. Included are the following articles: Doctor Dolittle--The Great White Father, Isabelle Suhl; Children's Books and the Search for Black Identity, Rae Alexander; The Image of Gypsies in Children's Literature, Carla Stevens; A New Look at an Old Favorite: "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," Lois Kalb Bouchard; Chicano Publishing: Quinto Sol, Antonia Perez; "Sounder": A Black or a White Tale? Albert V. Schwartz; Children's Books from the New China, a summary of an informal study of 21 children's books produced in China and translated into English (among other languages) by the Foreign Languages Press of Peking; "The Cay": Racism Rewarded, Albert B. Schwartz; 100 Books About Puerto Ricans: A Study in Racism, Sexism, and Colonialism; and A Feminist View of the 100 Books, Dolores Prida and Susan Ribner. (JM)
Descriptors: Black Literature, Books, Childrens Literature, Chinese Culture, Ethnic Stereotypes, Hispanic American Literature, Identification (Psychology), Mexican Americans, Multicultural Textbooks, Puerto Ricans, Racism, Sex Stereotypes, Textbook Bias, Textbook Content
Council on Interracial Books for Children, Inc., 1841 Broadway, New York, New York 10023 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on Interracial Books for Children, Inc., New York, NY.