Ethnic Diversity in Children's Literature

Publishers discussed how publishing companies in recent years have attempted to insure diversity in children’s literature. They… read more

Publishers discussed how publishing companies in recent years have attempted to insure diversity in children’s literature. They raised issues such as how to define a “multicultural” book, who is qualified to write multicultural books, and the tendency of some publishers to pigeonhole minority writers. After their prepared remarks and discussion they answered questions from members of the audience. close

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  • Adrianne Betz Director Metropolitan Teaching and Learning->Children's Literature
  • Emily Easton Publisher Walker and Company->Books for Young Readers
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Ethnic Diversity in Children's Literature

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Program ID:
163208-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
First Aired:
Apr 14, 2001
Last Aired:
Jul 21, 2001

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  • Apr 14, 2001 | 9:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2001 | 2:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 21, 2001 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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