A Broken Flute

A Broken Flute

The Native Experience in Books for Children

Book - 2005
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Evaluates hundreds of children's and young adult books on the Native American experience, culture, and traditions.
Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press ; ©2005.
ISBN: 9780759107793
Characteristics: x, 463 pages :,illustrations ;,28 cm


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A Broken Flute: The Native Experience in Books for Children is a companion to its predecessor published by Oyate, Through Indian Eyes: The Native Experience in Books for Children. A compilation of work by Native parents, children, educators, poets and writers, A Broken Flute contains, from a Nati... Read More »

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vpl_childrens Aug 04, 2016

This outstanding resource explores the portrayal of the native experience in children’s books and includes detailed reviews of hundreds of books, including many Canadian titles.

Dec 10, 2010

Great resource for educators and anyone interested in Native authors and works! From SLJ: this book "points out the failure of mainstream publishers to represent Native work, and the crucial role that teachers and librarians must play in questioning non-Native work and in seeking authentic criticism."

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