Table of contents for Across cultures : a guide to multicultural literature for children / by Kathy East and Rebecca L. Thomas.

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Contents
Preface ix
1. Identity, Self-Image and Learning 1
Connecting to Images in Books 2
Clothing and Confidence 7
Self-Assurance Through Art 13
Concept Books: Numbers and Counting 16
Concept Books: Alphabet 19
Acceptance and Self-Image 22
Reading Skills 26
The Right to Read 29
Importance of Language 31
Exploring Character 33
2. Families, Friends, and Neighborhoods 39
It Takes a Village 40
Adoption 43
Everyday Experiences 46
Loving Families 51
Siblings and Friendship 54
Bullies and Bullying 58
Multicultural Families 61
Your Neighborhood 63
Libraries 67
Sports and Team Spirit 75
Travel and Adventure 84
Family Gatherings 87
3. Traditions?Food, Art, Poetry, Music, and Celebrations 89
Food 90
Proverbs and Sayings 92
Celebrations 94
Artistic Traditions 105
Baskets and Basket Weaving 109
Jazz 112
Music and Dance 117
Poetry 123
4. Traditions?Folktales 127
Cinderella 128
Gingerbread Man 131
Symbols of Strength 134
Folktales from Six Continents 137
Pourquoi Stories 142
Noodleheads 145
Making Choices 149
Fables 152
Telling Traditional Stories 156
5. Exploring the Past in Diverse Communities 163
Shakespeare and the Theater 164
Pioneers and the West 168
Underground Railroad 172
Quilts and Fabric 176
Immigration 180
Flight 192
The Holocaust 195
World War II in America 203
Vietnam War 207
Civil Rights 209
Migrant Workers and Protests 217
6. Knowing Today?s World
America and the World 222
The Global Economy 226
Markets Around the World 230
Southern Africa 233
Korea 238
Schools 241
Islam 248
Coping With Conflict 253
7. Parent-Child Book Discussion Groups 257
8. Literature Circles 271
Awards for Multicultural Literature
Culture Index
Author Index
Title Index
Illustrator Index
Subject/Grade Level Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Children's literature, American -- Bibliography.
Children's literature, English -- Bibliography.
Multiculturalism -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography.
Pluralism (Social sciences) -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography.
Identity (Psychology) -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography.
Difference (Psychology) -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography.
Children -- Books and reading -- United States.
Reading promotion -- United States.