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Author Day, Frances Ann.
Title Multicultural voices in contemporary literature : a resource for teachers / Frances Ann Day.
Imprint Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, [1999]
Edition Updated and revised edition.

Author Day, Frances Ann.
Subject Children's literature, American -- Minority authors -- Study and teaching.
Cultural pluralism -- Study and teaching.
Ethnic groups in literature -- Study and teaching.
Ethnicity in literature -- Study and teaching.
Children -- Books and reading -- United States.
Description v, 282 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Edition Updated and revised edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 265) and indexes.
ISBN 0325001308 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 41361458
Table of Contents
 Why This Guide?1
 Evaluating Children's Books for Bias3
 Rudolfo Alfonso Anaya: Mexican American9
 George Ancona: Mexican American15
 Shonto Begay: Navajo23
 Anilu Bernardo: Cuban American27
 Ignatia Broker: Ojibway/Chippewa30
 Joseph Bruchac: Abenaki, English, and Slovak32
 Jeannette Franklin Caines: Black American42
 Dia Cha: Hmong American46
 Sook Nyul Choi: Korean American48
 Barbara Cohen: Jewish American53
 Pat Cummings: African American66
 Vivian Sheldon Epstein: Humanist73
 Nancy Garden: German Italian American78
 Carmen Lomas Garza: Chicana83
 Nikki Yolanda Giovanni: Black American86
 Eloise Greenfield: African American89
 Virginia Hamilton: African American99
 Joyce Hansen: African American115
 Minfong Ho: Overseas Chinese121
 Johanna Hurwitz: Jewish American127
 Joy Nozomi Kogawa: Japanese Canadian134
 Jeanne M. Lee: Chinese American137
 George Littlechild: Plains Cree Canadian142
 Bette Bao Lord: Chinese American148
 Sharon Bell Mathis: African American150
 Patricia C. McKissack: African American154
 Nicholasa Mohr: Puerto Rican American168
 Min Paek: Korean American174
 Johanna Reiss: Jewish American176
 Faith Ringgold: African American179
 Sandra Scoppettone: Italian American183
 Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve: Lakota187
 Yoshiko Uchida: Japanese American191
 Mai Vo-Dinh: Vietnamese American204
 Alice Walker: African AmerIndian208
 Mildred Pitts Walter: African American212
 Yoko Kawashima Watkins: Japanese American224
 Camille Yarbrough: African American228
 Paul Yee: Chinese Canadian232
 Laurence Yep: Chinese American237
App. 1Assessment Plan257
App. 2Optional Activities260
App. 3Author Birthdays263
App. 4Multicultural Calendar264
App. 5Resources for Educators, Librarians, and Parents265
 Illustrator Index266
 Title Index268
 Subject Index271

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