Using Nonfiction for Civic Engagement in Classrooms: Critical Approaches (Paperback)
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The book examines social issues prevalent in nonfiction literature and texts for children, their impact on society, and offers ideas on how educators might guide students to engage these issues effectively and critically.
About the Author
Vivian Yenika-Agbaw is professor of children's literature and literacy at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park. She teaches courses on children's and adolescent literature. Ruth McKoy Lowery is professor of literacy and associate chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University. She teaches courses on children's literature and literacy education. Paul H. Ricks is a doctoral candidate in Curriculum and Instruction at The Pennsylvania State University, where he currently teaches children's literature courses.