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Telling Tales: The Pedagogy and Promise of African American Literature for Youth

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This work examines the development of African American literature for young people--in terms of recurrent thematic content and underlying philosophies--from 1920 to the present. Johnson provides a close reading of various texts including 1) The Brownies' Book magazine, edited by W.E.B. Du Bois and Jessie Fauset from January 1920 through December 1921; 2) fiction, non-fiction, and poetry ... More
Book Information
PublisherPraeger Pub
BindingHardcover
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages184
ISBN-100313272069
ISBN-13978-0313272066
Publication Date10/05/1990
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About Dianne Johnson (Author) : Dianne Johnson is a published author and an editor of young adult books. Published credits of Dianne Johnson include Works for Children and Young Adults: Poetry, Fiction, and Other Writing (Collected ... more
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