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RE 3240 World Literature for Children (Online): International Literature & Research

International Literature and Research

Watch the two videos below for information on selecting authentic texts and using library resources (Britannica Online, Global Road Warrior, and Dollar Street) for this project. Review the Finding International Project Books handout to learn tips for finding country and culture books in the IMC.

International Project Text Selection

International Project Databases

Finding IMC Books on Countries and Cultures

Project Resources

Book Lists

The IMC book lists cover a range of countries and cultures including:

  • Africa & African Americans in Children's Literature 
  • African Culture in Children's LIterature
  • Asia & Asian Americans in Children's Literature
  • Cajun Literature for Children 
  • Cinderella Stories Around the World 
  • Hispanic Americans in Children's Literature 
  • Hispanic History and Culture
  • Immigration Stories 
  • International Films for Grades K-8 
  • Jewish Americans in Children's Literature 
  • Middle East and Arab Americans in Children's Literature 
  • World Religions in Children's Literature 

Click on the Cultures or Genres: Traditional Literature list to find books on your country.

International Book Resources

Education Librarian

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Jewel Davis
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