ERIC Number: EJ636834
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Aprons, Overalls, and So Much More: Images of Farm Workers in Children's Picture Books.
Journal of Children's Literature, v27 n2 p22-28 Fall 2001
Examines the images, both negative and positive, of farm workers in 27 children's picture books. Offers strategies for critical reading. Surveys children's picture books in which a farm setting is integral to plot, character development, or theme. Includes only those books published within the last 10 years. (SG)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Critical Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, Farm Occupations, Farmers, Picture Books, Reading Material Selection
Published by the Children's Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English, Evelyn Freeman, co-editor, School of Teaching and Learning, The Ohio State University, 333 Arps Hall, 1945 N. High St, Columbus, OH 43210.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Images in Children's Literature.