ERIC Number: EJ784677
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jun
Reference Count: 19
Another Look at African Cultures through Picture Books
Bowen, Dorothy N.
School Library Media Activities Monthly, v23 n10 p22-24 Jun 2007
In this article, the author shares how difficult it is to describe what life is like for a child growing up in Africa. Africa is not a nation but a continent that is made up of more than 50 individual nations and at least 800 distinct cultures. Here, she takes a look at some of the recently published picture books about Africa. Each one describes some aspect of life in an African country and examines both the similarities and the differences between these cultures and the cultures of the children teachers see in their classrooms every day.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa