Gender stereotypes pervade children’s literature. This action research project sought to alter stereotypical perceptions of gender roles held by a classroom of students in an urban elementary school through the introduction of nontraditional literature. Results suggested that some stereotypical perceptions could be altered through utilization and discussion of such literature.
Wasserberg, Martin James
"“Being it no matter what anyone else think about it:” Combating Gender Bias with Nontraditional Literature in an Urban Elementary Classroom,"
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