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  • Multicultural 2010

    Multicultural Children's Literature Program - 2010 slideshow

    African American Children's Literature: A Discussion of History and Books for PK-Middle School

    A presentation by Dr. Darwin L. Henderson

    Darwin L. Henderson holds a joint appointment in Literacy and Early Childhood Education at the University of Cincinnati. His research interests lie in 20th-Century African American writers and illustrators of literature for children and youth. His research is concentrated in the areas of cultural and critical analysis, reviews of literature texts, and interviews of acclaimed authors and illustrators. A former editor of the Profile column for the journal Language Arts, Darwin has served as an elected member of the advisory board of the Children’s Literature Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English and is currently a member of the advisory board of the Children’s Defense Fund’s Langston Hughes Library. Darwin is the 2006-2007 Chair of the Coretta Scott King Book Award jury of the American Library Association. He teaches children’s literature, multicultural literature, and literacy in the Division of Teacher Education.

    Click here for a bibliography of recommended resources on the subject of African Americans in children's literature.

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  • Library Construction

    During the next few weeks, several library restrooms will be remodeled.

    We expect minimal disruption to library services, but there might be occasional construction-related noise as well as the occasional presence of construction materials.

    We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

    Construction should be complete by July, 2014.

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