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Family Storybook Reading / Edition 1

Family Storybook Reading / Edition 1


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Family Storybook Reading provides vivid accounts of parents sharing storybooks with children. All kinds of families are represented with varied lifestyles, cultural backgrounds, and membership configurations. Through the descriptions and accompanying explanations the reader becomes acquainted with the special role that storybook reading plays in family life and in the acquisition of language and literacy skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780435082499
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 07/16/1986
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 116
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 18 - 13 Years

About the Author

Denny Taylor has received international recognition for her research and writing. Her awards include the Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize from the Modern Language Association, the Elva Knight Award from the International Reading Association, and the Richard A. Meade Award from the National Council of Teachers of English. Her field research is the basis of all her books, including Many Families, Many Literacies: An International Declaration of Principles (Heinemann, 1997) and Toxic Literacies: Exposing the Injustice of Bureaucratic Texts (Heinemann, 1996).

Table of Contents

Foreword, Bernice E. Cullinan

Why Should I Share Storybooks with My Children?

How Can I Make Storybook Reading an Important Part of Family Life?

How Will Family Storybook Sharing Help My Child to Read and Write?

What Can I Do to Help My Child Learn More About Written Language While We Are Sharing Books?

Where Can I Find Good Books to Share?

What Should I Look for When I'm Choosing Books to Share with My Child?

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