ERIC Number: EJ672774
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Diversity in Children's Literature: Not Just a Black and White Issue.
Smith-D'Arezzo, Wendy M.
Children's Literature in Education, v34 n1 p75-94 Mar 2003
Notes that diverse characters in children's literature have been used for many years to introduce children to a variety of cultures. Explains that using characters in literature is also a strategy that is available to introduce children in a classroom to their peers who have disabilities. Explores how such books can be analyzed and what educators should look for if they are using books that contain characters with disabilities. (PM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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