ERIC Number: EJ615909
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Pass It On: The Development of African-American Children's Literature.
Taylor, Gail Singleton
Negro Educational Review, v50 n1-2 p11-17 1999
Examines the historical development of modern African American children's literature, from the griot in Africa to recent award-winning authors and illustrators. Addresses connections between African American children's literature and reading comprehension. Discusses culturally conscious literature which, though culturally rich and authentic and geared toward African Americans, is accessible to all. Definitions and benefits of the literature are included. (SM)
Descriptors: Black Students, Childrens Literature, Cultural Relevance, Elementary Education, Reading Comprehension
The Negro Educational Review, Inc., P.O. Box 70425, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL 32307.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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