Access to high-quality, diverse book collections across a variety of challenging times and contexts
Literacy education scholarship is replete with calls for making available to children robust collections of exceptional books that represent diverse perspectives, noting the immense value of high-quality books that can serve as windows to the lives of others and as mirrors for readers’ own experiences (Bishop, 1990). Despite intentional efforts to increase the availability of well-diversified children’s literature collections in schools and communities, dependable access remains a challenge. The article discusses contexts and circumstances that pose access challenges, focusing on financial constraints and biases of availability
|Work Title||Access to high-quality, diverse book collections across a variety of challenging times and contexts|
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|Deposited||July 27, 2022|
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