Great Books for African-American ChildrenBook - 1999
By the time they finish high school, black children will have read countless books featuring white heroes and heroines. It's a common experience for young children to color these characters brown, wanting to see themselves as the protagonists of these stories. Yet there are many wonderful books by and about African Americans that portray them in a positive way, to build a child's self-esteem and to spur hopes, dreams, and imagination. "Great Books for African-American Children" lists 250 of these books, which provide uplifting and accurate images of African-American culture.
Publisher: New York : Plume, c1999
Branch Call Number: Ju PROF REF 028.162 Tou