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ERIC Number: EJ627801
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0045-6713
"Smoky Night" and "Crack": Controversial Subjects in Current Children's Stories.
Koehnecke, Dianne
Children's Literature in Education, v32 n1 p17-30 Mar 2001
Discusses two children's picture books: "Smoky Night" and "The House that Crack Built." Notes that the books deal with the Los Angeles riots and the use and distribution of crack cocaine. Concludes that each book treats important issues with sensitivity and honesty and is engaging, even when dealing with controversial topics in a didactic framework. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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