Educ 272:  Multicultural Children's Literature

Exploration of multicultural children's literature through analyses of themes, characters, and narratives. Examination of how the members of various cultures are portrayed and the ways in which literature can help children develop an understanding for different perspectives, customs, and beliefs. Books and stories will be examined for cultural authenticity, perspective (insider or outsider), stereotyping, and cultural group representations.

No prerequisites.

Offered in alternate years, May term.