Diversity Programming for Digital Youth

Diversity Programming for Digital Youth

Promoting Cultural Competence in the Children's Library

Book - 2014
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Combining information about outreach to diverse populations, selection of culturally diverse children's print and digital media, and library programming, this book is the tool librarians need to promote cultural understanding through engaging children's programs designed for today's culturally diverse youth.

* Provides specific evaluation criteria for selecting high-quality new digital media with cultural content

* Offers outlines for digital storytime programs that combine new digital media with children's literature representing diverse cultures

* Presents examples of successful cultural literacy programs for children and families

* Describes how librarians can promote cultural competence in children via new digital media and match digital apps with multicultural children's literature for use in library programming

* Includes interviews with successful children's librarians engaged in cultural literacy programs and digital storytimes

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781610694872
Branch Call Number: 027.625 NAI 2014
Characteristics: xii, 187 pages ; 25 cm


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