ENG 242: Diverse Children's Literature

online available

This course examines and critiques diverse books for children from birth to age 13. Students explore children's books about culture, religion, race, gender, sexuality, disability, and socio-economic status. Students will learn about important authors and illustrators of diverse books and how to incorporate these books in lessons and activities with children. This course meets requirements for students entering early childhood education, elementary education, and secondary education. It is also beneficial for parents, social workers, library studies students, or others interested in learning about diverse books for children. The title of this course was previously Multicultural Literature for Youth.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

2021-22 Class offerings by semester

Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Summer 2022
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The 2021-22 annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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