Table of contents for Stories matter : the complexity of cultural authenticity in children's literature / edited by Dana L. Fox, Kathy G. Short.

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I. The Sociopolitical Contexts of Cultural Authenticity
1.	The Complexity of Cultural Authenticity in Children's Literature: Why the Debates Really Matter
Kathy G. Short and Dana L. Fox
2.	Reframing the Debate about Cultural Authenticity
Rudine Sims Bishop
II. The Perspectives of Authors, Illustrators, and Editors on Cultural Authenticity 
3.	Who Can Tell My Story?
Jacqueline Woodson
4.	"Around My Table" Is Not Always Enough
W. Nikola-Lisa
5.	Authentic Enough: Am I? Are You? Interpreting Culture for Children's Literature
Susan Guevara
6.	The Candle and the Mirror: One Author's Journey as an Outsider
Judi Moreillon
7.	A Mess of Stories 
Marc Aronson
8.	To Stingo with Love: An Author's Perspective on Writing Outside One's Culture
Kathryn Lasky 
9.	Multiculturalism Is Not Halloween
Thelma Seto
III. Political Correctness and Cultural Authenticity
10.	Beyond Political Correctness 
Hazel Rochman
11.	The Complexity of Debates about Multicultural Literature and Cultural Authenticity
Violet J. Harris
12.	"Authenticity," or the Lesson of Little Tree
Henry Louis Gates Jr. 
13.	Multicultural Literature and the Politics of Reaction
Joel Taxel
IV. The Perspectives of Educators on Cultural Authenticity
14.	Can We Fly across Cultural Gaps on the Wings of Imagination? Ethnicity, Experience, and Cultural Authenticity
Mingshui Cai
15.	Accuracy and Authenticity in American Indian Children's Literature: The Social Responsibility of Authors and Illustrators
Elizabeth Noll
16.	Accuracy Is Not Enough: The Role of Cultural Values in the Authenticity of Picture Books
Weimin Mo and Wenju Shen
17.	Artistic Triumph or Multicultural Failure? Multiple Perspectives on a "Multicultural" Award-Winning Book
Laura B. Smolkin and Joseph H. Suina
18.	Images of West Africa in Children's Books: Replacing Old Stereotypes with New Ones?
Vivian Yenika-Agbaw
19.	The Use of Spanish in Latino Children's Literature in English: What Makes for Cultural Authenticity?
Rosalinda B. Barrera and Ruth E. Quiroa
V. Connecting Cultural Authenticity to the Classroom
20.	Multiple Definitions of Multicultural Literature: Is the Debate Really Just "Ivory Tower" Bickering?
Mingshui Cai
21.	The Trivialization and Misuse of Multicultural Literature: Issues of Representation and Communication
Zhihui Fang, Danling Fu, and Linda Leonard Lamme
22.	"I'm Not from Pakistan": Multicultural Literature and the Problem of Representation
Curt Dudley-Marling

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Children's literature, American History and criticism Theory, etc, Children's literature, English History and criticism Theory, etc, Children Books and reading English-speaking countries, Children Books and reading United States, Multiculturalism in literature, Storytelling in literature, Culture in literature