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  • Published: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006.
  • Year Published: 2006
  • Description: xiv, 431 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0810852039 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780810852037 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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Crossing boundaries: Introduction / Doris Gebel -- Essays: Crossing boundaries / Stephen Roxburgh -- Of translations and tarantulas: what's at stake when American children read books from other countries / Jeffrey Garrett -- Shrinking world: book fairs and the changing market / Simon Boughton -- Bibliography: Latin America and the Caribbean -- Canada and the Far North -- Asia -- North Africa and the Middle East -- Africa south of the Sahara -- Australia and New Zealand -- Europe -- Global -- Resources: Children's book awards -- Organizations -- Publishers -- Sources for foreign-language and bilingual books.

This annotated bibliography, organized geographically by world region and country, describing nearly 700 books representing 73 countries, is a valuable resource for librarians, teachers, and anyone else seeking to promote international understanding through children's literature.

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