This course examines and critiques diverse books for children from birth to age 13. Students explore children's books about culture, religion, race, gender, sexuality, disability, and socio-economic status. Students will learn about important authors and illustrators of diverse books and how to incorporate these books in lessons and activities with children. This course meets requirements for students entering early childhood education, elementary education, and secondary education. It is also beneficial for parents, social workers, library studies students, or others interested in learning about diverse books for children. The title of this course was previously Multicultural Literature for Youth.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6
Class offerings by semester
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Day Class (before 5 p.m.) Evening Class (after 5 p.m.) Online Class