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Using Biography in the Elementary Classroom
School Library Media Activities Monthly (2002)
  • Dorothy N. Bowen, Eastern Kentucky University
Abstract

When biography first gained recognition as a genre for adults, it was not considered an appropriate form of literature for children. As it began to gain a place in children's literature, as was true of most books written for children at the time, biography was used as a tool for teaching children to emulate the hero.

Keywords
  • biography,
  • elementary instruction
Publication Date
June, 2002
Citation Information
Dorothy N. Bowen. "Using Biography in the Elementary Classroom" School Library Media Activities Monthly Vol. 18 Iss. 10 (2002)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/dorothy_bowen/8/