ERIC Number: EJ392375
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Evaluating the Portrayal of Disabled Characters in Juvenile Fiction.
Mellon, Constance A.
Journal of Youth Services in Libraries, v2 n2 p143-50 Win 1989
Identifies myths and stereotypes found in juvenile literature portraying the physically handicapped, and uses fictional and personal examples to show how such characters can be portrayed realistically and effectively. The need for authors to focus on the person rather than the disability is emphasized. (10 references) (CLB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
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