BOOK BRIEFS: African American Children’s Literature
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BOOK BRIEFS: African American Children’s Literature

Have you heard about the courage of Fannie Lou Hamer? How about Harlem songbird Florence Mills? From activists and entertainers to courageous youngsters and track stars, you’ll find stories that inspire. Celebrate Black History Month by exploring these titles (and accompanying resources) from renowned African-American writers, artists, and activists.  For more titles, check out Black … Continue reading

Student Review: The  Absolutely  True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
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Student Review: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Arnold leaves the reservation and hopes of a better life at a small white school. The novel illustrates situations of alcohol and physical abuse, which although portraying real life, is mature content calling for a target audience of teens. This book can be placed in the contemporary realistic fiction genre since it allows readers to … Continue reading