Literature

CELL and Mount Saint Mary College undergraduates and graduates provided Student Achievement Partnership (SAP) with 150 multicultural texts to help diversify Appendix B of the Common Core. Educators from around the country recommended the books, and awards were consulted:

K-1 Band

2-3 Band

4-5 Band

If you would like to be invited to Dropbox where a complete PowerPoint is posted, please contact Jane Gangi at jane.gangi@msmc.edu

 

DIVERSE LITERATURE BY AND ABOUT PEOPLE OF DIFFERENT ETHNICITIES

African American Children’s and Young Adult Literature

283 Books Depicting Black Males Slideshow (Bibliography)

African American Children’s Literature

The Brown Book Shelf

Celebrate Black History with 30 Children’s Books

Recent African American and Caribbean Books for Children

American Indian Children’s Literature

American Indians in Children’s Literature

Cynthia Leitich Smith

Oyate

Asian American Children’s Literature

Best Asian American Children’s Literature

Children’s and YA Books with Asian Heritage Themes

Hispanic Children’s Literature

Barahona Center for Children’s Literature

Bilingual Books Recommended at CELL’s 2014 Conference

Mary Ann Reilly I

Mary Ann Reilly II

Mary Ann Reilly III

Sixty (or so) Books in English and Spanish: Latino, Latina Authors, Illustrators, Books, and Websites

 Muslim American Children’s Literature

Fighting Anger with Understanding: Some (American) Muslim KidLit Reads

SEE ALSO THE AWARDS DOCUMENT UNDER TOPICS FOR MORE AFRICAN AMERICAN, AMERICAN INDIAN, HISPANIC, AND MUSLIM CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULT BOOKS.

SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN

13 Children’s Picture Books Whose Characters Have Special Needs

Children’s Books Focusing on Special/Exceptional Needs, Strengths, and Graces

Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: Bibliography recommended at the ANYSEED conference held at Mount Saint Mary College, 2014

 

GENRES: See also the Young Adult Literature Section

Drama

Aaron Shephard’s Readers Theater

Lois Walker’s Readers Theater

Narrative Pantomime

Teaching and Performing Literacy: Email jane.gangi@msmc.edu to be invited to the wiki

Folklore/Traditional Tales

           Versions

           Please see the Comprehensive Bibliography at the end of this page for folklore from around the world.

Historical Literature and Current Events: Email jane.gangi@msmc.edu for a pdf that integrates multiple genres on history and current events

Informational Texts

Science

Birds

          For the Birds: 50 Children’s Books for K-4

          For the Birds, Part 2 — Books for Grades 5-8

Science Books, K-8

Math and Science: Annotated Children’s Books on Math and Science

Poetry

Recent and Upcoming Poetry Books for Children and Teens

Recent Poetry Books for Choral Reading in Grades 2-8

Sample Arrangements for Choral Reading

Wordless Books

           Wordless Books Published Recently

 TOPICS

1960s: Novels and Novels in Verse Set in the 1960s

Activists in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Art and Artists: 47 Children’s Books about Art and Artists

Awards:  National and International Multicultural Children’s and Young Adult Book Awards

Baseball: Baseball Picture Books

Blues and Jazz: Children’s Books about The Blues & Jazz

Children’s Books to Be Published in 2015

Early Literacy: 100 Books for Early Literacy; 50 multicultural books (first published in Montessori Life)

Genocide, War, Terrorism, and Disaster:

Children’s and Young Adult Literature on Genocide: Cambodia to Darfur

Children’s Literature on War, Terrorism, and Disaster

Recent Books about War & Civil Unrest: Grades 5-8

Green Earth Book Award Nominees, 2015

Imagination: Imagination: 30+ Picture Books That Bring Us Inside Children’s Minds

K-12 Children’s Books about Coal Mining

Male Artists: 15 Favorite Children’s Books about Male Artists

Multicultural Books for Read-Aloud and Small Group Study, Elementary Grades

New York City: 100 Children’s Books Set in New York City

Novels in Verse for Grades 3-8

Peace: Give Peace a Chance: 40+ Children’s Picture Books

Perservering and Inventing

Picture Books for Teaching Literary Technique

Visually Rich Books: 16 Visually Rich Books for Children & Their Parents from 2013 and 2014

Women Artists: 13 Favorite Children’s Books about Women Artists & Their Images

          Women Athletes

 

WOW: Worlds of Words (WOW by Kathy Short)–Global Children’s and Young Adult Literature

 

YOUNG ADULT

Autobiography, Biography, and Memoir

“Classics”

Essays

Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror

Graphic Novels

Informational Texts

LGBT

Novels in Verse for Grades 7-12

Plays/Drama

Poetry

Realistic Fiction

Short Stories

 

Comprehensive Bibliography accompanied Encountering Children’s Literature: An Arts Approach (Gangi, 2004)