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Bridges to understanding : envisioning the world through children's books

Author: Linda M Pavonetti
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This annotated bibliography, organized geographically by world region and country, with descriptions of nearly 700 books representing more than 70 countries, is a valuable resource for librarians, teachers, and anyone else seeking to promote international understanding through children's literature.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda M Pavonetti
ISBN: 9780810881068 0810881063 9780810881075 0810881071
OCLC Number: 710045066
Description: xii, 521 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: International children's literature. Introduction: Where books begin / Andrea Cheng --
Reading globally : the reader's responsibility in literary transactions / Barbara A. Lehman --
Bibliography. Latin America and the Caribbean --
Canada and the far north --
Asia --
North Africa and the Middle East --
Africa South of the Sahara --
Antarctica, Australia and New Zealand --
Europe --
Global and multinational books --Resources --
Children's book awards --
Organizations --
Publishers --
Sources for foreign-language and bilingual books.
Responsibility: edited by Linda M. Pavonetti.

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