Reading the World's Stories: An Annotated Bibliography of International Youth Literature
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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
August 11, 2016
8.4 X 11.1 X 0.9 inches | 2.35 pounds
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About the Author
About the Editors Annette Y. Goldsmith is a Lecturer in the University of Washington Information School. She is founding editor of the online international youth literature journal, The Looking Glass http: //www.the-looking-glass.net/, and has chaired the Association for Library Service to Children's Mildred L. Batchelder Award Committee. Theo Heras had a long career in libraries, retiring as Children's Literature Specialist at the Lillian H. Smith Branch of the Toronto Public Library. She is Past President of IBBY Canada and the author of two picture books, What Will We Do with the Baby-o? (Tundra, 2004) and Hat On, Hat Off (Pajama Press, 2016). Susan Corapi is an Assistant Professor, teaching literacy classes at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. She has also worked as a classroom teacher and youth services librarian in several countries, contributing to her interest in using global literature to support intercultural understanding.
Reading the World's Stories: An Annotated Bibliography of International Youth Literature is undoubtedly a useful and well-intentioned guide to an international selection of books for young readers available from North American publishers. The editors have put in a great deal of work researching and highlighting titles from parts of the world about whose literature little may be known.