ERIC Number: ED339511
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
The Spirit of Excellence: Resources for Black Youth Ages Sixteen and Older.
National Black Child Development Inst., Inc., Washington, DC.
This publication is the last of a series of four resource guides containing annotated citations of books, records, and audiovisual materials for African-American children and adolescents. The materials offer positive images of black youth and realistic depictions of black culture, heritage, and life experiences that are relevant to black youth. This guide is directed toward youth of 16 years and older. It contains brief annotations of 28 books, 14 records and cassettes, and 35 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, High Schools, Music, Nonfiction, Poetry, Popular Culture, Positive Reinforcement, Reading Materials, Role Models, Self Esteem, Songs, Videotape Recordings, Young Adults
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 020 115-117.