Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults

( 0-688-02673-7 ) Questions and concerns of young adopted children are described in a sensitive , straightforward manner through the perspectives of three families : a white family and two families which are multi - racial and / or ...

Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults

A selected bibliography of literature from 1980-1990 by and about African -Amer., Amer. Indians, Asian-Amer., and Hispanic Amer. Covers: history, people and places; poetry; folklore, mythology and traditional literature; seasons and celebrations; books for babies; concept books; issues in today's world; biographies; understanding oneself and others; picture books; fiction for new readers, young readers and teenagers. Appendices: lists authors and illustrators of color by ethnic origin; ethnic/cultural groups by country; and recommended resources.

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Guide to Reference Materials for School Library Media Centers
Language: en
Pages: 353
Authors: Barbara Ripp Safford
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

Lists the best reference materials in the arts and sciences that meet the needs of elementary, secondary, vocational, and junior college students and teachers.
Children and Youth in Adoption, Orphanages, and Foster Care
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Lori Askeland
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Written by experts in the field, this authoritative and accessible volume is the first comprehensive introductory history of adoption and foster care in the U.S. from the colonial period to the present, giving particular attention to the controversies surrounding interracial adoption and international adoption now.
Children's Literature
Language: en
Pages: 187
Authors: Margaret W. Denman-West
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

Lists works of fiction, juvenile series, poetry, and drama suitable for children's libraries
Understanding Diverse Families
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Barbara F. Okun
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-07-17 - Publisher: Guilford Press

Today's mental health practitioners face a rapidly changing clientele. Divorce, remarriage, multiracial marriages, different types of adoption, openly gay and lesbian relationships--all have significantly altered the nature and composition of families. An indispensable classroom text and an important resource for clinicians working in private practice, managed care, and other settings,
Like Our Very Own
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Julie Berebitsky
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

"A fascinating chapter in American social and cultural history, Like Our Very Own offers compelling evidence of the role that adoption has played in our evolving efforts to define the meaning and nature of both motherhood and family."--BOOK JACKET.