Race, Race representations, Children's literature, Picture books, Multicultural
This paper will look at how (if) race representations in children’s picture books have changed since the twentieth century, and whether children’s racial attitudes have changed throughout the last ninety years. Furthermore, the paper will discuss challenges within multicultural picture books for children, and provide resources for positive racial and ethnic representations within picture books.
Wilson, Jenna, "Race Representations in Children’s Picture Books and Its Impact on the Development of Racial Identity and Attitudes" (2014). Western Libraries Undergraduate Research Award. 4.
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
Picture books for children--Educational aspects; Children's literature--Moral and ethical aspects; Race awareness in children; Identity (Psychology) in youth