African and African American Images in Newbery Award Winning Titles: Progress in Portrayals

African and African American Images in Newbery Award Winning Titles: Progress in Portrayals

By: Binnie Tate Wilkin (author)Paperback

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In Images of Africans and African Americans in Newbery Award Winning Titles: Progress in Portrayals, Binnie Tate Wilkin provides a historical and contextual examination of those titles that have won or been nominated for the nation's most prestigious award for children's literature. Wilkin explores the depictions of African and African American characters in these novels and illuminates the progressive quality of such representations.

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About Author

Binnie Tate Wilkin currently serves as a library services consultant and professional storyteller. A former public library specialist in children's services and library school lecturer, she is the author of Survival Themes in Fiction for Children and Young People, Second Edition (1993) and African American Librarians in the Far West (2006), both published by Scarecrow Press.

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/08/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780810869592
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 210
  • ID: 9780810869592
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 0810869594

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