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Author Ada, Alma Flor.
Title A magical encounter : Latino children's literature in the classroom / Alma Flor Ada.
Published Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c2003.
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Edition 2nd ed.
Description xviii, 205 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 164-190) and indexes.
Contents A Magical Encounter: Children and Books -- Language Arts and Children's Literature -- Transformative Education and Children's Literature -- The Creative Reading Process -- The One Thousand Book Classroom -- The Transformative Language Arts Classroom -- Words of Jade and Coral: Latino Literature for Children and Adolescents -- Latinos and Latinas -- A Latino Literature for Children and Adolescents -- Non-Latino Authors Wrtting About Latinos -- A Panoramic Historical View -- La Edad de Oro -- After La Edad de Oro -- Emerging Recognition of Latino Children's Literature -- Literature in Spanish for Children and Adolescents in the United States: The 1970s and 1980s -- The "Little" Boom of the 1990s -- Genres and Themes -- Preserving and Continuing Traditions -- Telling Our Stories: Autobiographical Writing -- Telling Original Stories of People Like Us -- Acknowledging Social Issues Concerning Latinos -- Heritage Language and Bilingualism -- Identity -- Poverty and In-Group Struggles -- Valuing Love of Family: The Important Role of Grandparents -- Celebrating and Transmitting the Richness of the Culture -- Giving Free Rein to Fantasy -- Latino Folksingers -- Latino Illustrators -- Once upon a World: The Diversity of Literature -- Oral Traditional Folklore -- Proverbs and Sayings -- Riddles -- Tongue Twisters -- Poetry and Songs -- Reading Poetry -- Sharing Songs -- Plays and Dramatic Games -- Benefits for the Students -- Improved Memory -- Enunciation, Articulation, and Voice Projection -- Increased Self-Confidence.
Subject Literature -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Children's literature, Latin American.
Hispanic American children -- Education.
Children -- Books and reading -- United States.
Related To Online version: Ada, Alma Flor. Magical encounter. 2nd ed. Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c2003 (OCoLC)606041845
Online version: Ada, Alma Flor. Magical encounter. 2nd ed. Boston : Allyn and Bacon, c2003 (OCoLC)607437774
ISBN 0205355447
OCLC number 49894306