Bishop, Rudine S. Free Within Ourselves: The Development of African American
Children's Literature. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2007. Print.
Collins, Kathleen. Images of Blackness in American Childrens Picture Books, 1899
1999: Selections from
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Ethnic Childrens Lit. Exam Review
The Birch Bark House
The white man
His steady push westward & infinitely hungry.
'Before they (Native Americans) were born, before they came into this world, th
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The Birchbark House Notes
"Ahneen neshemay" - "you have gotten fat"
Anishaa- wow used to begin on Oijbwa prayer; connotes humility
Anishinsbe-original name for the Chippewa Indians
Mokuk- container made
The Portrayal of African Americans in Children's Literature Through the Decades
Gillian Klein, author of, Reading Into Racism, Bias In Childrens-Literature, said,
There is no such thing as an unbiased book. Every communication expr
African Americans are represented in modest percentages, with percentages
decreasing significantly throughout this peri