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3%OFFMarilyn Ward - Voices from the Margins: An Annotated Bibliography of Fiction on Disabilities and Differences for Young People - 9780313317989 - V9780313317989
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Voices from the Margins: An Annotated Bibliography of Fiction on Disabilities and Differences for Young People

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Description for Voices from the Margins: An Annotated Bibliography of Fiction on Disabilities and Differences for Young People Hardback. A valuable tool to help librarians, teachers, health care professionals and parents identify special books that deal with a wide range of contemporary health and self-image topics, including physical handicaps, speech disorder, skin colour, and basic issues of popularity and "fitting in". Num Pages: 176 pages, indexes. BIC Classification: DSR; GBCR; JFF; JFSP1; JFSP2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 18. Weight in Grams: 459.
Young people who feel marginalized due to physical differences or disabilities may benefit from discovering fictional characters who face similar difficulties. This unique bibliography surveys the field of children's and young adult literature published since 1990, identifying 200 quality books that deal with a wide range of contemporary health and self-image topics. Coverage includes physical handicaps, Autism, burns, scars, and disfigurement, obesity and anorexia, speech disorders, skin color, and basic issues of popularity and fitting in. The literature covered here includes picture books, chapter books for middle school readers, and young adult novels spanning different genres, such as mysteries, ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc United States
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
Signed by the author
;Yes
Number of Pages
176
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780313317989
SKU
V9780313317989
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About Marilyn Ward
MARILYN WARD is Associate Professor of Education at Carthage College, where she teaches Children's Literature, Creative Arts, and Social Studies Methods. She coordinates the children's library and directs a program for gifted and talented students. She was a contributor to Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities (International Board on Books for Young People, 1999).

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