Literature For Children And Young Adults About Oceania: Analysis And Annotated Bibliography With…

Hardcover | January 1, 1996

byMary C. Austin, Esther C. Jenkins

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Curricula in literature traditionally have focused on writings of the West. The influx of immigrants from Eastern and Southeastern Asia, and more recently from Pacific countries and islands, has brought to our schools children who deserve to be introduced to their own literary heritage. This book includes annotated entries for young adult and children's literature concerning the cultures within Oceania: Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, and Australia.

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Curricula in literature traditionally have focused on writings of the West. The influx of immigrants from Eastern and Southeastern Asia, and more recently from Pacific countries and islands, has brought to our schools children who deserve to be introduced to their own literary heritage. This book includes annotated entries for young ad...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.53 × 6.42 × 1.23 inPublished:January 1, 1996Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313266433

ISBN - 13:9780313266430

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?Necessary for any Pacific collection and useful for programs on education and children's literature, the book would also be helpful for teachers seeking to provide a multicultural aspect to their courses...?-Choice