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Author Handel, Ruth D.

Title Building family literacy in an urban community / Ruth D. Handel.

Imprint New York : Teachers College Press, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  302.2244 H191b    ---  Available
Description ix, 179 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-167) and index.
Contents The multiple meanings of family literacy -- Development of family literacy programs -- Family literacy in schools -- The partnership for family reading -- The women of family reading -- Voices of mothers -- Literacy resources in the home environment -- Home and school relationships -- Teachers as family literacy learners -- Reflections on gender, class, and race -- Small wins and large circumstances -- What's in a name?.
Subject Family literacy programs -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Case studies.
Education, Urban -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Case studies.
ISBN 0807738948 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807738956 (cloth : alk. paper)

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