Saturday, October 31, 2009

Book Selection Criteria

From Vandella Brown's presentation on Little Black Sambo:

Selecting Criteria for Little Books

The Council on Interracial Books for Children:
1. Check illustrations
2. Check storyline
3. Check lifestyles
4. Check primary relations
5. Check hero traits
6. Check effects on child's self image
7. Check author's background
8. Check author's perspective
9. Watch for "loaded words"
10. Check copyright date

No comments: