Multicultural Curriculum: African American Children's Literature

TitleMulticultural Curriculum: African American Children's Literature
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1991
AuthorsHarris, V. J.
JournalYoung Children
Volume46
Pagination37-44
Date Published01
ISBN Number0044-0728
KeywordsAfrican Americans, Black Culture, Black Education, Black Influences, Black Literature, Black Students, Black Youth, Childrens Literature, Cultural Influences, Early Childhood Education, Multicultural Education, Multicultural Materials, Reading Materials, Young Children
AbstractTraces and analyzes the history of African American children's literature defined as "culturally conscious," an authentic body of literature written about and for African American children. Discusses the current status of this literature and indicates a change in focus in the last century. Authors' perspectives, and the implications for educators, are discussed. (GH)