ERIC Number: EJ634608
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
From Word to World: Reflections on the Ezra Jack Keats Award.
Herrera, Juan Felipe
Journal of Children's Literature, v26 n1 p54-59 Spr 2000
Discusses the author's Ezra Jack Keats Award for "Calling the Doves/El Canto de las Palomas" (1995), a bilingual picture book based on his childhood in the farm working camps of Central California. Concludes that writers must stay true to the deep sources of multicultural experience, for positive change, and for the magical pictures and poems. (SG)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Cultural Influences, Elementary Education, Identification (Psychology), Multilingual Materials, Picture Books
Published by the Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English, 333 Arps Hall, 1945 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43210-1172.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Children's Literature at the Millennium.