Reading Families:  The Literate Lives of Urban Children

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Reading Families: The Literate Lives of Urban Children

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Description

This dynamic text offers a rare glimpse into the literacy development of urban children and their families' role in it. Based on the author's candid interviews with her first-grade students, their parents and grandparents, this book challenges the stereotypical view that urban parents don't care about their children's education. By listening closely to the voices of her students and their families, the author helps us to move beyond negative assumptions, revealing complexities that have previously been undocumented. -- Amazon Description

Department

Education

ISBN

978-0807742761

Publication Date

1-1-2003

Publisher

Teachers College Press

Disciplines

Education