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The Resource Free within ourselves : the development of African American children's literature, Rudine Sims Bishop

Free within ourselves : the development of African American children's literature, Rudine Sims Bishop

Label
Free within ourselves : the development of African American children's literature
Title
Free within ourselves
Title remainder
the development of African American children's literature
Statement of responsibility
Rudine Sims Bishop
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a history of African American literature for children from its beginnings in the oral culture of the slaves of the South to the initial church works of the nineteenth century and its full emergence as a literature following the Harlem Renaissance
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bishop, Rudine Sims
Dewey number
810.9/928208996073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
B526 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Children's literature, American
  • African Americans in literature
  • African American children in literature
  • African American children
  • African Americans
Label
Free within ourselves : the development of African American children's literature, Rudine Sims Bishop
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [275]-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before 1900 : sowing the seeds of African American children's literature -- For the children of the sun : African American children's literature begins to bloom -- Breaking new ground : Arna Bontemps and some of his contemporaries -- "Give them back their own souls" : change and the need for change -- African American poetry for children : soft Black songs -- African American picture books take shape : authenticating the worlds of Black children -- African American picture books expand : celebrating the past, reflecting the present -- African American illustrators of children's books : nine pacesetters -- Newer African American illustrators : expanding possibilities, maintaining traditions -- African American children's fiction : illuminating the life of the people -- African American contemporary realistic fiction : focus on teens and preteens -- African American historical fiction : telling a people's story
Control code
79256700
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xvi, 295 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780313340932
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007000612
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)79256700
Label
Free within ourselves : the development of African American children's literature, Rudine Sims Bishop
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [275]-282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before 1900 : sowing the seeds of African American children's literature -- For the children of the sun : African American children's literature begins to bloom -- Breaking new ground : Arna Bontemps and some of his contemporaries -- "Give them back their own souls" : change and the need for change -- African American poetry for children : soft Black songs -- African American picture books take shape : authenticating the worlds of Black children -- African American picture books expand : celebrating the past, reflecting the present -- African American illustrators of children's books : nine pacesetters -- Newer African American illustrators : expanding possibilities, maintaining traditions -- African American children's fiction : illuminating the life of the people -- African American contemporary realistic fiction : focus on teens and preteens -- African American historical fiction : telling a people's story
Control code
79256700
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xvi, 295 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780313340932
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007000612
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)79256700

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