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Black Books Galore! Guide to More Great African American Children's Books (Black Books Galore)

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Publisher Comments:

Kudos for Black Books Galore! Guide to Great African American Children?s Books

"Offers a wonderful overview of literature with black children in its focus." ?Jim Trelease, author, The Read-Aloud Handbook

"The perfect tool for parents and educators alike." ?Black Enterprise magazine

"This is a great resource that fills a tremendous need. It should be on parents? shelves at home as well as in every school." ?Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D., Harvard Medical School

Black Books Galore!?the nation?s leading organizer of African American children?s book festivals?enriches the world of reading for kids of every age. Find out what?s new, acclaimed, and empowering in this up-to-the-minute guide.

Black Books Galore! Guide to More Great African American Children?s Books includes the latest reviews along with other exciting new materials. This easy-to-use, illustrated reference guide features the best-written, most positive books starring African Americans, including:

  • Quick and lively descriptions of over 400 titles, plus 200 additional recommendations
  • A calendar of great books to match the holidays and seasons
  • Age-specific guidelines for encouraging your young readers?from babies to sixth graders
  • Comprehensive indexes by title, topic, author, and illustrator
  • Profiles and reflections of selected authors and illustrators
  • Listings of award winners and Reading Rainbow Books

Synopsis:

Listings of award winners and Reading Rainbow Books

About the Author

BLACK BOOKS GALORE!, winner of Parenting magazine's Parenting Leaders Award and NAACP Image Award finalist, was founded by DONNA RAND, TONI TRENT PARKER, and other mothers who, as a result of their challenges in finding quality books for their own children, dedicated themselves to identifying and distributing fine African American children's literature.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Evelyn K. Moore.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

How Good Books Help Children Grow by James P. Comer, M.D.

How to Use This Guide.

"The Season for Reading" Calendar.

Books for Babies and Preschoolers.

Books for Early Readers: Grades K-3.

Books for Middle Readers: Grades 4-8.

Appendix A: Books for Parents and Families.

Appendix B: Book Awards.

The Coretta Scott King Awards.

The Newbery Awards.

The Caldecott Awards.

Reading Rainbow Selections.

Appendix C: Reading Interest Web Sites.

Index of Titles.

Index of Authors.

Index of Illustrators.

Index of Topics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471375258
Foreword:
Moore, Evelyn K.
Author:
Parker, Toni Trent
Foreword by:
Moore, Evelyn K.
Foreword:
Moore, Evelyn K.
Author:
Rand, Donna
Author:
Moore, Evelyn K.
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Children's Literature
Subject:
American - African American & Black
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Bibliography
Subject:
Children's literature, American
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Children's Literature - General
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
General Family & Relationships
Subject:
African Americans in literature
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
Parenting
Copyright:
Series:
Black Books Galore
Series Volume:
#17
Publication Date:
July 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.34x7.46x.59 in. 1.01 lbs.

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