Coverart for item
The Resource Black Books Galore! guide to great African American children's books, Donna Rand, Toni Trent Parker, Sheila Foster

Black Books Galore! guide to great African American children's books, Donna Rand, Toni Trent Parker, Sheila Foster

Label
Black Books Galore! guide to great African American children's books
Title
Black Books Galore! guide to great African American children's books
Statement of responsibility
Donna Rand, Toni Trent Parker, Sheila Foster
Title variation
Guide to great African American children's books
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These are exciting times for African American children's literature. Never before have there been so many titles available. Now the three mothers who founded Black Books Galore! --the nation's leading organizer of festivals of African American children's books-- share their expert advice on how to find and choose the best. This fully annotated guide opens the door to a wonderful world of reading for the children in your life. Here are the most positive, the best-written, and the most acclaimed books in every category, including board books, story and picture books, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, history, biography, fables, and more. Invaluable for parents, teachers, and librarians, this easy-to-use, illustrated reference guide features: Quick, lively descriptions of 500 books, plus 200 additional recommendations; Helpful guidelines for encouraging young readers; Easy-to-find listings organized by age level and indexed by title, topic, author, and illustrator; Portraits of selected authors and illustrators; and Listings of award winners and Reading Rainbow Books
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rand, Donna
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Parker, Toni Trent
  • Foster, Sheila
  • Black Books Galore! (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • American literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • Children's literature, American
  • Children
Label
Black Books Galore! guide to great African American children's books, Donna Rand, Toni Trent Parker, Sheila Foster
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- How to use this guide -- Books for babies and preschoolers -- Books for early readers -- Books for middle readers -- Books for young adults -- Appendix A: Books for parents and families -- Appendix B: Book awards: Coretta Scott King Awards -- Newbery Awards -- Caldecott Awards -- Reading Rainbow Selections -- Index of titles -- Index of authors -- Index of illustrators -- Index of topics
Control code
ocm38206781
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 243 pages
Isbn
9780471193531
Lccn
98010680
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Black Books Galore! guide to great African American children's books, Donna Rand, Toni Trent Parker, Sheila Foster
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- How to use this guide -- Books for babies and preschoolers -- Books for early readers -- Books for middle readers -- Books for young adults -- Appendix A: Books for parents and families -- Appendix B: Book awards: Coretta Scott King Awards -- Newbery Awards -- Caldecott Awards -- Reading Rainbow Selections -- Index of titles -- Index of authors -- Index of illustrators -- Index of topics
Control code
ocm38206781
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 243 pages
Isbn
9780471193531
Lccn
98010680
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Processing Feedback ...