American Indian reference and resource books for children by Barbara Kuipers

By Barbara Kuipers

This annotated bibliography of greater than two hundred urged reference books has been compiled to aid public librarians, institution library media experts, and lecturers in delivering fine quality, suitable nonfiction fabrics on American Indians. each one access has whole bibliographic info and exhibits topic region and examining point. Annotations are long and speak about the strengths and weaknesses of every publication and its strength use within the curriculum. furthermore, a complete part is dedicated to standards for choosing books approximately American Indians that steer clear of stereotypes and confirm objectivity, and an easy-to-use record for comparing fabrics is incorporated.

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The values of native people have not really changed; they have merely been adapted to a changing lifestyle. Educators and library professionals can learn much from outside sources about native culture in general. As they learn about the tribal groups with whom they work, recognizing that each community and group of students is different, they must determine which values are applicable to the Indian children they serve if they are to promote the positive aspects of American Indian culture. Variations among and between tribes can be gleaned through additional research and study.

2nd ed. xii, 230 p. 17x25 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. 55) and index. ISBN 1-56308-258-6 1. Indians of North AmericaBibliographyJuvenile literature. 2. Indians of North AmericaLibrary resourcesJuvenile literature. 3. Reference booksIndians of North AmericaJuvenile literature. I. Title. 973'0497dc2095-10008 CIP Page v CONTENTS Foreword vii Preface ix PART 1 American Indian Literature for Children and Young Adults 1ASSUMING RESPONSIBILITY FOR SELECTION OF AMERICAN INDIAN BOOKS OF REFERENCE VALUE 3 2UNDERSTANDING THE EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR AMERICAN INDIAN LITERATURE 5 Evaluation Criteria 7 Authorship 8 Value System of American Indians 13 Treatment of American Indians in the Literature 18 Summary 32 3USING THE EVALUATIVE CHECKLIST FOR AMERICAN INDIAN MATERIALS OF REFERENCE VALUE 35 4PUBLISHING AMERICAN INDIAN BOOKS 41 Publishing and Purchasing 43 Publishers of Indian Books and Materials 43 Local Publishers of Tribal Culture 49 Building Blocks for Success 49 5INCORPORATING AMERICAN INDIAN RESOURCE MATERIALS INTO THE CURRICULUM 51 Social Sciences 51 American Indian Languages 52 Mathematics 52 Page vi 5INCORPORATING AMERICAN INDIAN RESOURCE MATERIALS INTO THE CURRICULUM (continued) Computer Literacy 52 Science 52 Fine Arts 53 Physical Education and Health 53 Home Economics 53 English and Language Arts 53 Technology 54 REFERENCE SOURCES 55 SELECTED AMERICAN INDIAN BIBLIOGRAPHIES 61 PART 2 Annotated Bibliography of American Indian Books of Reference Value for Children and Young Adults INTRODUCTION: Preparation of the Bibliography 67 Rationale 67 Development 68 References 70 SELECTED, ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN INDIAN BOOKS OF REFERENCE VALUE FOR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN 73 000-099 General Works 73 100-199 Philosophy and Related Disciplines 76 200-299 Religion 78 300-399 Social Sciences 84 400-499 Language 114 500-599 Pure Sciences 118 600-699 Technology (Applied Sciences) 120 700-799 Arts and Recreation 125 800-899 Literature 143 900-999 Geography and History 152 920 Collective Biography 190 92 Individual Biography 200 Appendix: Publishers' Addresses 209 Author/Title Index 215 Subject Index to Annotations 225 Page vii FOREWORD Barbara J.

S. census counted only 551,669 Indians, Eskimos, and Aleuts. 9 million in 1990. The population quadrupled in only thirty years. An explanation for this dramatic increase, according to Jeffrey S. Passel of the Washington-based Urban Institute and other experts, is noteworthy. People are now more willing to identify themselves as American Indian on census forms. Passel also questions if those listing themselves as American Indian on the census form are actually enrolled by the tribes they claim as members.

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