ERIC Number: EJ528486
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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A Kaleidoscope of Perspectives in Children's Literature about Slavery and the American Civil War.
Perez-Stable, Maria A.
Social Studies, v87 n1 p24-31 Jan-Feb 1996
Examines a selective sampling of children's novels that exhibit different views toward slavery and the Civil War, based on gender, race, geographic location, and national origin. Briefly summarizes these selections and discusses their strengths and weaknesses. (MJP)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Civil War (United States), Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Reading Material Selection, Slavery, Social Studies, Student Interests, Student Reaction, Supplementary Reading Materials, Thematic Approach, United States History, Writing Across the Curriculum
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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