ERIC Number: EJ717641
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Apr-1
Guiding Young Readers to Multicultural Literature
Hinton-Johnson, KaaVonia; Dickinson, Gail
Library Media Connection, v23 n7 p42-43 Apr 2005
Stocking the shelves of library media centers with multicultural literature is not enough, it is important that children are helped to choose the ones that would interest them as reading about various cultures is of great benefit to young readers. The importance of accurately representing to children a multicultural society is emphasized and guidance is provided on how library media specialists can develop cultural competence.
Descriptors: Literature, Media Specialists, School Libraries, Multicultural Education, Reading Materials, Library Services, Cultural Awareness, Library Materials
Linworth Publishing, Inc., 480 East Wilson Bridge Road, Suite L, Worthington, OH 43085. Web site: http://www.linworth.com.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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