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This one-of-a-kind directory includes culturally-specific award-winning books about Jewish, African-American, Latino, Carribean, and Asian-American cultures. The book includes background information on ethnic book awards as well as an alphabetical listing of award-winning books with publication information and brief summaries for each title.Library media specialists can usThis one-of-a-kind directory includes culturally-specific award-winning books about Jewish, African-American, Latino, Carribean, and Asian-American cultures. The book includes background information on ethnic book awards as well as an alphabetical listing of award-winning books with publication information and brief summaries for each title.Library media specialists can use this resource to select high-quality books to increase diversity in library collections, develop resources for special events and promotions, and share with other educators to integrate more multicultural titles into the curriculum."...

Title : Ethnic Book Awards: A Directory of Multicultural Literature for Young Readers
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ISBN : 9781586831875
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 157 Pages
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Ethnic Book Awards: A Directory of Multicultural Literature for Young Readers Reviews

  • Laura
    2019-07-10 12:14

    Laura Sizemore LME 508Type of Reference: BibliographyCall Number: 011.6Description: A directory that provides librarians with information on culturally specific award-winning books about Jewish, African-American, Latino, Caribbean, and Asian American cultures.Review Citation:Tassia, Ms. R., Gropman, J., & Woodrock, S. (2006). [Review of the book Ethnic Book Awards: A directory of multicultural literature for young readers]. School Library Journal, 52(1), 176.Criteria: Scope: The purpose of this selection is to provide library media specialists a resources to select high-quality books to increase diversity in library collections, develop resources for special events and promotions, and share with other educators to integrate more multicultural title in to the curriculum. It provides librarians with information on culturally specific award-winning books about Jewish, African-American, Latino, Caribbean, and Asian American cultures.Accuracy: Well-know and well-regarded throughout the library community, Libraries Unlimited and Linworth share a tradition of publishing in all areas and topics that represent core competencies of librarians, offering titles that are used by librarians during their studies and through their professional careers. They have long been considered a market leader in textbooks and bibliographic reference for library science.Arrangement and Presentation: The book includes background information on ethnic book awards as well as an alphabetical listing of award-winning books with publication information and brief summaries for each title. A subject index and an Authors, Editors, Illustrators, Translators index off effortless navigation through the contents.Relation to similar works: This would be a professional resource to accompany other bibliographies of children’s literature. This resource would provide a tool in selecting books to develop a more culturally diverse collection to meet the needs of the student population.Timeliness and permanence: Being printed in 2005, it does lack several recent years of award winners. However, those awards can be reference on the internet and does not make the titles currently listed any less useful.Accessibility/Diversity: This bibliography provides librarians with information on culturally specific award-winning books about Jewish, African-American, Latino, Caribbean, and Asian American cultures. This resource would provide a tool in selecting books to develop a more culturally diverse collection to meet the needs of the student population.Cost: At 39.96, the cost is reasonable and would be a wonderful aid in building a quality collection that represents diverse cultures. This is a resource you would most likely buy once and then track those awards each year on your own.

  • Barbara Lovejoy
    2019-07-04 15:27

    This is a great reference book as we start planning what books we want in our Esperanza Elementary school library.