ERIC Number: EJ658959
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Challenging Gender Stereotypes through Literature: Picture Books with Strong Female Characters.
Chick, Kay A.
Journal of Children's Literature, v28 n2 p19-24 Fall 2002
Discusses the importance of using picture books to encourage development of gender role equity. Provides guidelines for selection of children's literature with capable female characters. Includes examples from recently published picture books. Presents discussion questions that teachers might use to help students focus on female character strengths. Provides conclusions and recommendations that emphasize the importance of integrating picture books with strong female characters into curricula. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Feminist Approaches to Children's Literature.