Now upon a time: a contemporary view of children's literature

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Harper & Row, Mar 1, 1977 - Literary Criticism - 475 pages
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Contents

Issues in Childrens Literature
1
The Black Experience in Childrens Literature
129
Native Americans in Childrens Books
163
Copyright

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About the author (1977)

Dr. Myra Sadker and Dr. David Sadker, professors at The American University (Washington, D.C.), have been involved in training programs to combat sexism and sexual harassment in over forty states and overseas. Their ground-breaking research has sparked a national response to sexism in schools, including the recent report from the American Association of University Women, "How Schools Shortchange Girls.

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