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Scrutinizing and Supplementing Children's Trade Books about Child Labor

@inproceedings{Bickford2015ScrutinizingAS,
  title={Scrutinizing and Supplementing Children's Trade Books about Child Labor},
  author={John H. Bickford and Cynthia W. Rich},
  year={2015}
}
State and national initiatives place an increased emphasis on both students’ exposure to diverse texts and teachers’ integration of English/language arts and history/social studies. The intent is for students to critically examine diverse accounts and perspectives of the same historical event or era. Critical examination can be accomplished through teachers’ purposeful juxtaposition of age-appropriate, engaging trade books and relevant informational texts, such as primary source materials. To… Expand
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