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Free within Ourselves: The Development of African American Children's Literature

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African American children's literature is a vibrant form of expression. Written by a leading authority on the subject, this book overviews the history of African American children's literature from the antebellum South to the present day. The volume places African American children's literature in its social, political, and cultural contexts, discusses its origins in songs and folklore, ... More
Book Information
PublisherGreenwood Publishing Group
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages320
ISBN-100313340935
ISBN-13978-0313340932
Publication Date05/30/2007
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About Rudine Sims Bishop (Author) : Rudine Sims Bishop is a published author, compiler, and an editor of children's books. Some of the published credits of Rudine Sims Bishop include Free within Ourselves: The Development of African Ame... more
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