Essays look at African American literature for children and young adults, providing textual analysis, discussing theories and research, and covering pedagogical issues.LITERACY ENGAGEMENT Both Frank and Kevin were lower-achieving African American male readers. ... Although we did not have access to books that dealt directly with the relationships between African American boys and their ... A Pocketful of Goobers: A Story about George Washington Carver (Mitchell, 1986) was used in conjunction with social studies, and ... Students read and discussed the books in literature groups and shared segments from the stories in a Readers Theater.
|Title||:||Embracing, Evaluating, and Examining African American Children's and Young Adult Literature|
|Author||:||Wanda M. Brooks, Jonda C. McNair|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2008|