Readings and Resources

Readings and Resources

EDU 320 CHILDREN’S LITERATURE: #GLOBALREADS2017

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Required Reading

The Uncomfortable Truth About Children’s Books | Mother Jones

Children’s Literature Briefly (5th Edition) by Tunnell, Jacobs, Young, and Bryan, Published by

Pearson, 2011  (Available at the ASC Bookstore and used on Amazon.com)

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The Red Pencil by Andrea Davis Pinkney, Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers,

2015  

Inside Out and Back Again by Tanhha Lai, Published by Harper Collins, 2011

Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate, Published by Square Fish, 2008  

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwaba, Published by Dial Books for Young

Readers; Reprint edition, 2012

El Deafo by Cece Bell, Published by Harry N. Abrams, 2014

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo, Published by Candlewick; Reprint edition, 2015

Your Choices (for your class reading journal/ DB posts)

Choose a theme, then select books that meeting the following criteria:

Your favorite book by JK Rowling
Your favorite “global” children’s illustrated/ picture book featuring diverse characters
A book on a global/ social justice theme
A book from your childhood memories that you cherish
A book set in a part of the world who have never visited

A picture book authored by a someone originally from the “Global South” (so-called developing world)
In addition, during our class visit to the local bookstore, Little Shop of Stories, you will select a book to purchase for a specific child in your life as a gift.

You will read and review the book prior to gifting it. Budget approximately $10-12 for this book purchase during January.

 

Resources:

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Podcast about the Red Pencil 

Red Pencil Educator’s Guide

Activisms/ Action Ideas

GENRE Study

6 Genres

Categories of Children’s Literature

Classrooms Around the World

“Alternative Schools”: Comparisons

Books in the Classroom: How to Teach books? 

Diversity? Culture?

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Diverse Reads?

Books Windows Mirrors

Can Books Change the World?

Awards A Presentation

Pura Belpre

Dangers of Single Stories

Kiswahili Creation Story

Racisms and Colonialism in the College Classroom

Pedagogy of the Oppressed and Quotes from Freire

Book Talks Home of the Brave

Readings lists/ blogs to review and consider — ideas for reading recommendations:

The Identity and Empathy Gap

What ‘white folks who teach in the hood’ get wrong about education

Sci-Fi Writer Nnedi Okorafor Opens Up About The Whitewashing Of Her Cover

World Storytelling Day 2017

World Storytelling Day – How To?

DESERTIFICATION BY DONALYN MILLER

POETRY IN A TIME OF PROTEST

The Full Text of ‘Bad Feminist’ Author Roxane Gay’s WI12 Speech

10 Affirming Black Books That Will Elevate Your Children’s Minds

Children Around the World

TED Talk Don’t Kill your Language

Introducing Daliyah, the 4-year-old girl who has read more than 1,000 books

Social Justice 40+ Children’s Books about Human Rights & Social Justice

Children’s Books That Tackle Race and Ethnicity

Picture Books The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2016

LGBTQ 8 Middle Grade Books with LGBTQ Characters

Global Change  17 BOOKS TO INSPIRE KIDS TO CHANGE THE WORLD

Middle School 6TH GRADE SUMMER READING LIST FOR GLOBALLY CONSCIOUS KIDS

Read around the world A Year of Reading the World

Anti-Hate/ US Politics Raising kids to recognize and embrace difference is a way to resist Trump’s hate-filled agenda

OwnVoices

Ethnic and Otherness in Harry Potter

Children’s Literature Builds Global Competence

Where is my Story Project

Facebook Page for resources and additional reading:

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