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School Talk, Vol. 13, No. 4, July 2008

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Issue Theme: Multicultural Literature and Social Change

  • School Talk, Volume 13, Number 4, July 2008

    Abstract: Rudine Sims Bishop, the NCTE Elementary Section Outstanding Educator for 2007, leads off this issue with a powerful piece focused on the reasons for using multicultural texts in education, as well as the history and the challenges of doing so. Mary Brennan demonstrates how she uses a variety of literature to develop critical readers as well as a range of 21st century multiliteracies in her first-grade classroom, and Julie Doyle, a librarian, discusses how to choose the best multicultural books for your students.

    Keywords: Elementary

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