ERIC Number: EJ236455
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
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A Look at Young Children's Realistic Fiction.
Madsen, Jane M.; Wickersham, Elaine B.
Reading Teacher, v34 n3 p273-79 Dec 1980
Analyzes recent realistic fiction for children produced in the United States in terms of ethnicity, stereotyped behavior, and themes. Concludes that the sample did not reflect equivalent treatment of males and females nor the culturally pluralistic makeup of U.S. society. Provides an annotated bibliography of the books analyzed. (Author/FL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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