Multicultural Friendship Stories and Activities for Children Ages 5-14

Multicultural Friendship Stories and Activities for Children Ages 5-14 - School Library Media Series

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All children can benefit from building new friendships and repairing old ones. For the librarian, teacher, or parent who wishes to foster compassionate multicultural relationships between and among children, this manual offers help. It includes an annotated bibliography of children's books that contain characters of different cultural heritages who display friendship with others. For each book listed, Roberts highlights the heritage of the book's main character(s), the age levels for which it is intended, and includes detailed plans, materials to use, objectives, activities, and discussion questions. The stories and accompanying activities will help children build associations with others, understand the value of support groups, and recognize the value of friendships. Sample lessons from selected books show educators and parents how such literature can be used to help children develop friendship skills. Children's books are categorized by family friendships, neighborhood and community friendships, and world friendships. Contains a broad sampling of quality picture books for children ages 5-8, as well as books without pictures for children ages 9-14.

Book information

ISBN: 9780810833593
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Imprint: The Scarecrow Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 370.117
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 243
Weight: 308g
Height: 217mm
Width: 140mm
Spine width: 15mm