1. Provide a brief summary of the book and share why you chose it.
2. How might the book help children gain a greater appreciation of themselves or those around them?
3. Does the story accurately portray the culture of the characters?
4. Does the story avoid offensive expressions, negative attitudes, or stereotypical representations?
5. Are the events, situations, and objects depicted historically accurate?
6. Does the story exemplify good storytelling?
7. Does the story include words and phrases from the culture being depicted?
8. Is the story explicit and precise about the cultural roots of the group being depicted?
9. Does the story accurately reflect the values inherent to the culture being depicted?
10.Does the story acknowledge the diversity of experiences within a particular cultural group?
Use your own words and include the in-text citation for any resources you may use when answering some of these questions. o For example, if you are citing your textbook, use the in-text citation: (Kiefer & Tyson, 2019) and the reference: Kiefer, B. Z., Tyson, C. A., Parsons Barger, B., Patrick, L. & Reilly-Sanders, E. (2019). Charlotte Huckâ€™s children’s literature: A brief guide (3rd ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.
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