ERIC Number: EJ584168
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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What Color Is Gold? Twenty-One Years of Same-Race Authors and Protagonists in the Newbery Medal.
Miller, Bonnie J. F.
Journal of Youth Services in Libraries, v12 n1 p34-39 Fall 1998
Discusses the lack of minority representation of both authors and protagonists in the Newbery Medal books which are recognized as the most distinguished contributions to American children's literature. Topics include the subjectivity involved in deciding what book is distinguished enough for an award and older books that have racial stereotypes. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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