ERIC Number: EJ777628
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Author Shares a Message of Acceptance with Young Readers: Encouraging Cultural Understanding Author Prue Mason's "Camel Rider"
Curriculum Review, v47 n2 p14 Oct 2007
This article presents an interview with Prue Mason about her book "Camel Rider." Prue Mason has written articles for a children's magazine in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and for "The School Magazine" in Australia. Mason also serves as the science and technology editor for an Australian children's magazine. She discusses what prompted her to write this story and what readers will take with them after reading it.
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries, Authors, Reader Response, Consciousness Raising, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools
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Identifiers - Location: United Arab Emirates