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ERIC Number: EJ594653
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1324-5961
Is This Appropriate for Children? Books That Bring Realistic Social Issues into the Classroom.
Leland, Chris; Harste, Jerry
Practically Primary, v4 n3 p4-6 Oct 1999
Defends the practice of introducing elementary school children to stories dealing with complex social problems and issues. Claims schools should not be disconnected from children's everyday experiences, and teachers should not underestimate the capacity of children to understand and deal with this type of material. (NH)
Australian Literacy Educators Association, ALEA National Office, P.O. Box 3203, Norwood, South Australia 5067; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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