Integrating African American Literature in the Library and Classroom

In this book, African American literature is illuminated through a project-based curriculum that incorporates national curriculum standards. * At least eight lesson plans per chapter that can be adapted for use with elementary, middle, and high school students * Extensions to each featured book, including activities for students in grades K-12 * Guided practice ideas for every book * Instructions and strategies for organizing and promoting an African American Book Awards Reading Program * A list of suggested videos, DVDs, and sound recordings to use with lesson designs * Multiple bibliographies of books, authors, and illustrators, and a list of relevant websites