Paper Publication Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research Vol 6 no

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Paper & Publication: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research, Vol. 6, no. 21, 2017, pp. 126-134. Walters (p.126) argues that most children in the United States do not live in traditional family units. Unfortunately, majority of children literature lacks inclusivity by failing to depict the family situation of each child. As a result, children cannot relate to these books. The author guides educators through various steps that they can use to identify inclusive literature books that are appropriate for their learners by fostering creation of personal identities and facilitating
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learning (p.130). This article relates to the topic of diversity in children literature by examining diversity from the aspect of family inclusivity. It shows the advantages of ensuring inclusivity and the difficulties that educators can expect. Additionally, the article offers insight about how educators can navigate these difficulties to select appropriate materials. Works Cited Adam, Helen & Harper, Laurie. “Assessing and selecting culturally diverse literature for the classroom.” Practical Literacy: The Early and Primary Years, Vol. 21, no.2, 2016, pp.10-14. Waters, Katie. “Children books featuring diverse family structures and living arrangements: Recommendation for
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elementary teachers.” Paper & Publication: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research, Vol. 6, no. 21, 2017, pp. 126-134.
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