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Title Reading diversity through Canadian picture books : preservice teachers explore issues of identity, ideology, and pedagogy / edited by Ingrid Johnston and Joyce Bainbridge
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (x, 222 pages)
Contents ""Cover ""; ""Contents""; ""List of Figures""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction ""; ""1 Picture Books and Pedagogy: From Possibilities to Practice""; ""2 Who Does This Text Think I Am? Exploring Questions of Subjectivity through Diverse Picture Books""; ""3 Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Cultural, Social, and Political Issues in the Canadian West""; ""4 Prairie Spaces Recreated: Aboriginal Education and Canadian Picture Books""; ""5 Imagining the Possibilities: The Pedagogical Potential of Diverse Canadian Picture Books""
""6 Very Far Away: Traversing the Distance between Imagination and Actualization""""7 Connecting Visual Literacy and Cultural Awareness through Picture Book Illustrations""; ""8 Generative Ways to Promote Political Activity and Social Change with Picture Books""; ""Afterword ""; ""Appendix A: Course Data Sources""; ""Appendix B: List of Picture Books Used in the Research Project""; ""References""; ""Author Biographies""; ""Index""
Summary This collection of original essays explores how preservice teachers from faculties of education across Canada engage with issues of diversity and national identity as represented in children's picture books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Children's literature, Canadian -- History and criticism.
Picture books for children -- Educational aspects -- Canada.
School children -- Books and reading -- Canada.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Bainbridge, Joyce, 1944- editor
Johnston, Ingrid, 1946- editor
ISBN 1442666412 (electronic bk.)
9781442666412 (electronic bk.)