Focusing on titles dealing with ethnic and religious groups both in the U.S. and around the world, this useful resource makes it easy for teachers and librarians working with middle-school children to infuse their curricular area with multicultural literature. Carefully vetted and annotated, it encompasses fiction and non-fiction published in the last decade, making it an ideal reference and collection development tool for schools and public libraries as well as for classroom teachers. Sharing their extensive knowledge of the subject, Jones and Petty Match selections to curricular areas such as health, language arts, performing arts, physical education, science and math, social studies, U.S. history, and visual arts Provide detailed annotations complete with summaries, evaluations and suggested age levels, perfect for quickly choosing a title for a book talk Include quick reference citations noting the specific group or cultural connection which is addressed, making it easy to find just the right title Offer a list of organizations, resources for educational standards, and helpful websites for additional research Chosen for their attention to cultural issues and portrayals of multiethnic characters, the books highlighted in this resource are directly aligned to the curricular needs of children in grades 5-8.
Publisher: American Library Association
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 408 g
Dimensions: 226 x 152 x 18 mm