Full of fascinating insights into infant behavior, Growing a Reader from Birth not only illuminates the stages of language learning in children but also wisely counsels parents on how to maximize interactions with their children and be a positive force in nurturing their child’s language from day one.
An essential guide to understanding a child’s emerging language from the first days of babbling through a five-year-old’s mastery of reading.
|Publisher:||Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)|
Table of Contents
|Introduction: What Does It Mean to Grow a Reader?||9|
|1.||From Zero to One: Word Work||19|
|2.||From One to Two: Getting to Meaning||61|
|3.||From Two to Three: The Outrageous, Self-Propelling, Parent-Defying, Simply Amazing, Terrific Twos||109|
|4.||From Three to Five: The Flowering of Discourse||170|
|5.||All About Reading||203|
|The Basic Code||247|
|Suggestions for Further Reading||251|
|Parent Programs for Home Use with Beginning Readers||253|