Appalachian children"s literature

an annotated bibliography
  • 1.96 MB
  • English
McFarland & Co. , Jefferson, N.C
Appalachian Region -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography, Appalachian Region, Southern -- Juvenile literatue -- Bibliog
Statementcompiled by Roberta Teague Herrin and Sheila Quinn Oliver ; foreword by George Ella Lyon.
SeriesContributions to southern Appalachian studies -- 26
ContributionsOliver, Sheila Quinn.
LC ClassificationsZ1251.A7 H47 2009, F106 H47 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23908794M
ISBN 139780786410408
LC Control Number2009019859

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[Pronounced App uh lah cha] Within the region there are obviously a variety of cultures, topographies, and types of people; however, Appalachia certainly has its own reputation.

City Lights Bookstore is in Sylva, North Carolina, a small Main Street town tucked in the heart of the southern Appalachian Mountains. Our goal is to share the literature of the region with the world, and the world of books with our community. Selling new and used books. Children understand a concept if they are familiar with the package in which that concept is delivered.

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Appalachian children can benefit by reading books which relate to their mountainous surroundings. For children of Appalachia, there have been many books published in which Appalachia is the apparent theme, setting, or character origin.

Appalachia. This month, let's take one area of the country and investigate it through literature. Although the Appalachian Mountains extend from Maine to northern Georgia, the area typically referred to as Appalachia is only that part of the mountainous area of our country, which extends from southwestern New York to northern Mississippi.

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Skylar Hikes the Appalachian Trail by Gary and Brett Bond. This is a fictional story about a third grade girl who spends five days hiking on the Appalachian Trail. Northbounders: 2, Miles of Friendship by Karen Lord Rutter.

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Fiction (Y PZ 7) Aylesworth, Jim. Hanna's Hog. New York: Atheneum, Y PZ 7.A Han Bates, Artie Ann. Ragsale. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, Y PZ 7.B Rag Birdseye, Tom. Airmail to the Moon. New York. Main image: ‘I dreamt I killed my best friend, Ricky Dixon.’ Photograph: Allen Shepherd Tue 25 Aug EDT Last modified on Tue 25 Aug EDT.

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This book offers a much-needed native perspective for the ongoing national conversation about Appalachia. Appalachian Regional Commission () All Appalachian literature does not speak to the culture and customs of all of Appalachia or its ethnic groups – choose works accordingly.

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While most picture books in my study were written by Appalachian authors, a surprisingly low percentage of illustrators, 23%, came from Appalachia. Only 11 out of 48 picture books had Appalachian illustrators in contrast with 40 out 8 picture books with Appalachian authors.

This paper stresses the importance of Appalachian children being exposed to literature that reflects their way of life and values. The author, who grew up in Appalachia, discusses her difficulties in learning to read because of a lack of literature that related to her way of life.

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