Black Authors And Illustrators Of Books For Children And Young Adults by Barbara Thrash MurphyBlack Authors And Illustrators Of Books For Children And Young Adults by Barbara Thrash Murphy

Black Authors And Illustrators Of Books For Children And Young Adults

EditorBarbara Thrash Murphy, Deborah L. Murphy

Paperback | December 8, 2014

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Black Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children and Young Adultsis a biographical dictionary that provides comprehensive coverage of all major authors and illustrators ¿ past and present. As the only reference volume of its kind available, this book is a valuable research tool that provides quick access for anyone studying black children¿s literature ¿ whether one is a student, a librarian charged with maintaining a children¿s literature collection, or a scholar of children¿s literature.

The Fourth Edition of this renowned reference work illuminates African American contributions to children¿s literature and books for young adults. The new edition contains updated and new information for existing author/illustrator entries, the addition of approximately 50 new profiles, and a new section listing online resources of interest to the authors and readers of black children¿s literature.

Dr. Barbara Thrash Murphyis a retired faculty member from the University of Pittsburgh School of Education, where she also received a master's degree in elementary education and a doctorate in curriculum and supervision. She has taught child development in the Pittsburgh public schools.Deborah Murphyis a freelance writer focusing on to...
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Title:Black Authors And Illustrators Of Books For Children And Young AdultsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:524 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 8, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415762731

ISBN - 13:9780415762731

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments  Photograph Credits  Introduction to the Third Edition  Introduction to the Fourth Edition  Foreword  Bibliographical Sources and References  The Dictionary  Appendix 1: Bookcovers and Jacket Illustrations  Appendix 2: The Coretta Scott King Awards  Appendix 3: National Listing of Bookstores  Index of Children and Young Adult Book Titles  Index of Authors and Illustrators  About the Authors