ERIC Number: ED339510
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
The Spirit of Excellence: Resources for Black Youth Ages Twelve to Fifteen.
National Black Child Development Inst., Inc., Washington, DC.
The third 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 youth, and realistic depictions of black culture, heritage, and life experiences that are relevant to black children and youth. This third publication in the series is directed toward youth of 12 to 15 years. It contains brief annotations of 63 books, 14 records and cassettes, and 15 films and videotapes that are appropriate for this age group. Most have publication and 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: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, African Culture, Audiodisks, Audiotape Recordings, Biographies, Black Achievement, Black Culture, Black History, Black Youth, Family Life, Fiction, Films, Music, Nonfiction, Poetry, Popular Culture, Positive Reinforcement, Preadolescents, Reading Materials, Role Models, Secondary Education, 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.