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ERIC Number: EJ826243
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISSN: ISSN-1538-6619
From Thunder Rose to when Marian Sang . . . Behold the Power of African American Female Characters! Reading to Encourage Self-Worth, Inform/Inspire, and Bring Pleasure
Brinson, Sabrina A.
Young Children, v64 n1 p26-31 Jan 2009
Stories are important teaching tools. To ensure that young children are informed and experience more than a handful of African American women and girls' stories and authors, this article showcases notable and little-known accomplishments of exceptional women, real and imaginary. Brinson offers an annotated list of children's literature, fiction and nonfiction, featuring African American and African girls and women. She categorizes the reading-discovering self-worth, finding inspiration, knowing through information, and bringing pleasure.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A