ERIC Number: ED339509
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
The Spirit of Excellence: Resources for Black Children Ages Eight to Eleven.
National Black Child Development Inst., Inc., Washington, DC.
The second in a series of four resource guides containing annotated citations of books, records, and audiovisual materials for African-American children and adolescents is presented. The materials offer positive images of black children and realistic depictions of black culture, heritage, and life experiences that are relevant to black children and youth. This guide is directed toward children of 8 to 11 years. It contains brief annotations of 63 books, 12 records and cassettes, and 10 films and videotapes that are appropriate for this age group. Most have publication or release dates after the mid-1970s. Retailers and distributors that carry the items cited in the publication are listed in an appended guide to resources. (LB)
Descriptors: African Culture, Annotated Bibliographies, Audiodisks, Audiotape Recordings, Biographies, Black Achievement, Black Culture, Black History, Black Youth, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Family Life, Fiction, Films, Music, Nonfiction, Poetry, Popular Culture, Positive Reinforcement, Preadolescents, Reading Materials, Role Models, Self Esteem, Songs, Videotape Recordings
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 020 115-118.