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ERIC Number: ED139427
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Tea & Muskets. A Bicentennial Booklist.
Boston Area Women in Libraries, Somerville, MA.
This evaluative booklist of historical literature for children in grades K-8 includes fiction set in America from the earliest settlers to 1812. The list focuses on books about this period featuring women as the main characters. Criteria for selection included credibility of the main character and whether her roles were realistic or stereotyped. The technique of each work was also considered, and stereotyping indicated under the rubrics "The Two-suitor Syndrome,""Destined from the Cradle," or "The Converted Tomboy." Each book was rated as R (recommended), NR (not recommended), or WR (recommended with reservations). (AP)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Boston Area Women in Libraries, Somerville, MA.
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