Curation in translation: Promoting global citizenship through literature

Kasey Garrison, Danielle E. Forest, Sue C. Kimmel

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Abstract

As curators of the school library collection, librarians ensure the resources they select are of high quality and that they meet students' social needs, including diverse perspectives representative of our world and supportive of global citizenship skills and dispositions. The Mildred L. Batchelder Award given to English translations published in the United States is an option for librarians seeking such cultural diversity for their collections. Using the United Nations' Declaration of the Rights of the Child (1959), this research identifies the strong potential these titles hold for engaging youth and promoting global citizenship.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-96
Number of pages27
JournalSchool Libraries Worldwide
Volume20
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014

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