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Growing Up Literate: Learning from Inner-City Families / Edition 1

Growing Up Literate: Learning from Inner-City Families / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780435084578
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 06/01/1988
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Catherine Dorsey-Gaines is vice president for Academic Affairs at Kean College of New Jersey in Union. She holds professional rank in the Early childhood and Family studies department. She also worked as Director of Minority Enrollment and as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dr. Dorsey-Gaines has been an educator for over thirty years and an administrator for approximately seven years; she has also taught both parents and children living in inner-city and suburban communities. 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).

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