ERIC Number: ED371931
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Immigrants in the United States in Fiction: A Guide to 705 Books for Librarians and Teachers, K-9.
This annotated bibliography identifies fiction books, suitable for grades K-9, whose main theme is the social life and customs of immigrants to the United States. The collection represents 705 titles arranged alphabetically by ethnic group. Over 60 different nationalities and ethnic groups are covered, with the most entries for Mexican. Examples of other ethnic groups included are African, Belgian, Puerto Rican, Chinese, Polish, Italian, Russian, French, German, and Vietnamese. Copyright dates range from 1965 to 1993, with some earlier classic titles included. Each entry provides author, bibliographic information, grade level, and a brief annotation. Reading levels range from preschool to young adult. Also included are one to three subject headings for each entry that indicate what aspect of life the book covers and what kinds of information can be found. Appendices include books arranged by grade level; a listing of nationality abbreviations used in the indexes; and author, title, and subject indexes. (LP)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Culture, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Fiction, Immigrants, Immigration, Instructional Materials, Mexican Americans, United States History
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Box 611, Jefferson, NC 28640 ($23.50; $25.50 postpaid).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A