Ethnic literature has had an increasingly important role in our public schools as the number of minority children enrolled has grown dramatically. Teachers are realizing the importance of helping children to appreciate the richness of cultural difference and to develop some feelings of empathy for all people (Washburn, 1978, p 3).
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