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Dissolving Borders and Broadening Perspectives through Latino Traditional Literature

Offers a brief historical perspective on Latino folk literature. Discusses 26 recently published books for children and adolescents in both English and Spanish, organized into origin tales, tales based on historical facts, trickster tales, and cumulative tales. Describes activities to use with these books to foster literacy and make powerful connections with contact areas across the curriculum. (SR)

  • Contributor: Smolen, Lynn Atkinson, Ortiz-Castro, Victoria
  • Date Published: Apr
  • Journal/Secondary Title: Reading Teacher
  • Number: 7
  • Volume: 53
  • Year: 2000

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