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Description

Describes how an unplanned, informal discussion about how race and identity are depicted on book covers evolved into a year-long investigation with a class of 11 and 12-year-olds where the interests and comments of the students drove the curriculum.

Publication Date

2015

Publisher

Bank Street College of Education

City

New York

Keywords

book covers, publishing industry, children's book marketing, Bank Street School for Children, race and identity in children's literature

Disciplines

Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | Book and Paper | Curriculum and Instruction | Curriculum and Social Inquiry | Disability and Equity in Education | Educational Methods | Illustration | Information Literacy | Race and Ethnicity

Comments

View more information about the Loudness in the Library curriculum on the Bank Street Center for Children's Literature blog