ERIC Number: ED339508
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
The Spirit of Excellence: Resources for Black Children Ages Three to Seven.
National Black Child Development Inst., Inc., Washington, DC.
The first of four publications in a series of resource guides containing suggested books, records, and audiovisual materials for African-American children and adolescents is presented. The materials provide positive images of black children and realistic depictions of black culture, heritage, and life experiences that are relevant to black children and youth. This first publication in the series is directed toward children of 3 to 7 years. It contains brief annotations of about 65 books, 27 records and cassettes, and 7 films and videotapes that are appropriate for young children. Most materials have publication or release dates after 1970. Retailers and distributors that carry the items cited in the publication are listed in an appended guide to resources. (LB)
Descriptors: African Culture, Audiodisks, Audiotape Recordings, Biographies, Black Achievement, Black Culture, Black History, Black Youth, Childrens Literature, Early Childhood Education, Family Life, Fiction, Films, Music, Nonfiction, Poetry, Popular Culture, Positive Reinforcement, Reading Materials, Role Models, Self Esteem, Songs, Videotape Recordings, Young Children
National Black Child Development Institute, 1023 15th Street, N.W., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, IL.
Authoring Institution: National Black Child Development Inst., Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: For other guides in this series, see PS 020 116-118.