An Analysis of the Social and Ethnic Attributes of the Characters in Children's Books Which Have Won Awards

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The problems under study were the following: 1. To determine the distribution of social and ethnic groups among the characters in books that have been awarded the Newbery and Caldecott Medals, and to analyze the treatment of certain groups. 2. To compare the ethnic distribution of characters in fifteen early Newbery Award books with the ethnic distribution of characters in fifteen recent Newbery Award books. 3. To interpret the findings of this study in the light of the objectives of the elementary school library.

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Elkins, Hilda Arnold August 1967.

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The problems under study were the following: 1. To determine the distribution of social and ethnic groups among the characters in books that have been awarded the Newbery and Caldecott Medals, and to analyze the treatment of certain groups. 2. To compare the ethnic distribution of characters in fifteen early Newbery Award books with the ethnic distribution of characters in fifteen recent Newbery Award books. 3. To interpret the findings of this study in the light of the objectives of the elementary school library.

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Elkins, Hilda Arnold. An Analysis of the Social and Ethnic Attributes of the Characters in Children's Books Which Have Won Awards, dissertation, August 1967; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164262/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .