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Social Justice Storytime: Evidence

This guide provides recommended resources for reading and research related to social justice children's literature.


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Cho H. “Navigating the Meanings of Social Justice, Teaching for Social Justice, and

Multicultural Education.” International Journal of Multicultural Education, vol. 19, no. 2, 2017, pp. 1–19.,

Ciardiello, A.Vincent. “Democracy’s Young Heroes: An Instructional Model of Critical Literacy

Practices.” Reading Teacher, vol. 58, no. 2, Oct. 2004, pp. 138–147. EBSCOhost,

Deloza, Lara. “Taking the Lead: Marley Dias and Her Awe-Inspiring Campaign to Change

Children’s Literature--and the World.” Literacy Today (2411-7862), vol. 35, no. 6, May 2018, pp. 38–39. EBSCOhost,

Fain, JeanneGilliam. “‘Um, They Weren’t Thinking About Their Thinking’: Children’s Talk About

Issues of Oppression.” Multicultural Perspectives, vol. 10, no. 4, Oct. 2008, pp. 201–208. EBSCOhost,

O, Neil, Kathleen. “Once Upon Today: Teaching for Social Justice with Postmodern

Picturebooks.” Children’s Literature in Education, vol. 41, no. 1, Mar. 2010, pp. 40–51. EBSCOhost,

Wood, Summer, and Robin Jocius. “Combating ‘I Hate This Stupid Book!’: Black Males and

Critical Literacy.” Reading Teacher, vol. 66, no. 8, May 2013, pp. 661–669. EBSCOhost,

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