ERIC Number: ED461088
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Multicultural Picture Books: Art for Understanding Others, Volume II. Professional Growth Series.
Marantz, Sylvia; Marantz, Kenneth
This book presents annotations of approximately 600 multicultural picture books published between 1993 and 1997. Annotations (and accompanying grade levels) in the book are arranged alphabetically within geographic sections. After an introduction, chapters (and their geographic subdivisions) in the book are (1) Asia and the Pacific (Japan and Japanese Americans, China and Chinese Americans, Mongolia, Korea and Korean Americans, Vietnam and Vietnamese Americans, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia/Kampuchea, Malaysia, Thailand, India, Tibet and Buddhism, Australia and New Zealand, Micronesia, Hawaii, the Philippines, and the Asia-Pacific area); (2) The Middle East and North Africa (Egypt and Lands beyond Egypt); (3) Sub-Saharan Africa or Central and Southern Africa, and African Americans (West Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, Nonspecific African Areas, and African Americans); (4) The Caribbean, Central, and South America (the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, South America, and all Latin America); (5) Aboriginal or Native Cultures of North America or Native American Indians (Inuit (Eskimo), the Artic, Alaska, Native Americans of the Northwest Coast, the Modoc, the Chimash and Miwok of California, Native American Indians of the Plains, Native American Indians of the Woodlands, Native American Indians of the Southeast, and Native American Indians of the Southwest, and many North American Indian Tribes and Cultures); (6) The Immigrant Experience; and (7) Multicultural and Cross-cultural Experiences. An appendix contains a list of 65 sources of books and other materials. (RS)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Asian Americans, Childrens Literature, Chinese Culture, Cultural Differences, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Japanese Culture, Multicultural Education, Picture Books
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Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Identifiers - Location: South America