In Provocative And Entertaining Essays That Will Appeal To Reflective Readers, Parents, And Educators Library Journal , One Of The Country S Foremost Education Writers Looks At The Stories We Tell Our Children Available Now In A Revised Edition, Including A New Essay On The Importance Of Stoop Sitting And Storytelling, Should We Burn Babarchallenges Some Of The Chestnuts Of Children S Literature Highlighting Instances Of Racism, Sexism, And Condescension That Detract From The Tales Being Told, Kohl Provides Strategies For Detecting Bias In Stories Written For Young People And Suggests Ways To Teach Kids To Think Critically About What They Read.Beginning With The Title Essay On Babar The Elephant Just One Of A Fine Series Of Inquiries Into The Power Children S Books Have To Shape Cultural Attitudes, According To Elliott Bay Booknotes The Book Includes Essays On Pinocchio, The History Of Progressive Education, And A Call For The Writing Of Radical Children S Literature As TheHungry Mind Review Concluded, Kohl S Prescriptions For Renewing Our Schools Through The Use Of Stories And Storytelling Are Impassioned, Well Reasoned, And Readable.
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- 224 pages
- Should We Burn Babar?
- Herbert R. Kohl
- 08 November 2018 Herbert R. Kohl