ERIC Number: EJ640284
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Through the Looking Glass: Harnessing the Power of African American Children's Literature.
Collier, Marta D.
Journal of Negro Education, v69 n3 p235-42 Sum 2000
Explores the topic of culturally relevant curriculum materials by examining the use of African American children's literature as a teaching tool. Provides a rationale, examples of instruction from actual classrooms, and reflections of personal experience from the author's childhood and professional career. Reviews various African American children's books regarding their value in teaching concepts spanning the curriculum. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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