Celebrating Cuentos: Promoting Latino Children's Literature and Literacy in Classrooms and Libraries (Children's and Young Adult Literature Reference)

Celebrating Cuentos: Promoting Latino Children's Literature and Literacy in Classrooms and Libraries (Children's and Young Adult Literature Reference)

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  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publish Date: 2010-11-18


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More effectively meet the diverse literacy needs of the growing Latino population by learning how to evaluate and select quality Latino children's literature.


• Figures relating to Latino population growth, home language of Latinos, and stressors of recently arrived Latinos

• Extensive bibliography of print and web resources for developing collections of quality materials about Latino cultures, professional publications related relating to evaluating Latino children's literature and integrating the literature into classrooms and libraries, and recommended English, Spanish, and bilingual children's and young adult books about Latinos

• Contains useful resources such as reproducible bookmarks of recommended Latino children's books, evaluation sheets for analyzing Latino children's books for stereotypes, and a bingo sheet for professional development related to library services for Latinos and Latino children

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