|Conference on Multicultural Literature for Children and Young
Voice of the Shuttle: English Literature: Minority Literatures. Essential site for minority literature studies! May be all you need to get started.
Links to Multicultural Literature. Emory University
Multicultural Publishing and Education Council. MPEC is a support organization for independent publishers, authors, educators, and librarians fostering authentic multicultural books and materials.
Multicultural and International Children's Literature Links. Ohio State University site.
Cultural Mosaics. Ohio State University site. Not a totally developed site, but has some good links.
Standards: The International Journal of Multicultural Studies. See Multicultural Book Reviews in the Fall/Winter 1997-'98 issue, featuring an article on Blue Heron Press.
Beyond Good Intentions: Selecting Multicultural Literature. Joy Shioshita. Part of the Oakland, California, Action Alliance for Children site.
At Home with Multicultural Adolescent Literature. Bonnie O. Ericson. (Fall 1995)
Powerful African-American Images Revealed in Picture Books. There are also similar pages for Asian-American, Hispanic-American, and Native-American picture books.
African American Literature.
Keisha Trotter. Arranged by decade. Part of the Afro-American Web Ring.
Some indexes are available only from UNCA on-campus Web-enabled computers or to UNCA users who have set up their browsers for off-campus access.
Ask ERIC. Unrestricted Web version of ERIC, the index to journal articles and research reports in education. You might start with a search for the descriptors: multicultural-education and childrens-literature
To focus the search, you might combine other descriptors with your results:
Humanities Abstracts. Includes archaeology, art, classics, film, folklore, journalism, linguistics, literature, music, performing arts, philosophy, religion, world history. UNCA only. FirstSearch
MLA Bibliography. Authoritative index to scholarly research on English, American, and world Literature, languages, and linguistics. UNCA only. FirstSearch
Academic OneFile (InfoTrac). Excellent general index that includes full-text articles for selected journal titles. UNCA only. Gale
Book Review Digest. FirstSearch
NoveList. Helps readers find
interesting new books by genre, author, or subject. CARL
American Studies Web: Race and Ethnicity General Resources - Georgetown University
CyberSpace Reference Library: Multicultural Resources - Excellent collection of general links to country and cultural resources. University of California at Dominguez Hills, University Library.
Resources for Diversity - A personal Web site, but a fine collection of maintained links by a former professor of psychology, Rob Kabacoff.
Multicultural Pavilion - Paul Gorski, University of Maryland. Resources and Dialogues for educators, students, and activists. Be sure to see the Multicultural Sites and Resources page for Web resources, some on literature.
University of Maryland Diversity Database - Comprehensive and searchable.
Diversity Calendar - Multnomah County Library, Oregon. Calendar of "people, dates, festivals, holy days, and anniversaries that are important, yet may not be widely known or noticed in the United States."
Y? The National Forum On People's
Differences - Provides "a way to ask people from other ethnic or cultural
backgrounds the questions you've always been too embarrassed or uncomfortable to ask
U.S. Office of Education. A large, user-friendly, searchable site with links to government programs, publications, statistics, and useful information. From this site you can visit: The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Migrant Education Programs, and Student Diversity, part of the Studies of Education Reform site.
North Carolina Public Schools InfoWeb. Nicely organized site with a multitude of resources.
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