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Title The role of family literacy environments in promoting young children's emerging literacy skills / Pia Rebello Britto, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, editors.

Published San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2001.


Physical description 104 p. ; 23 cm.
Series New directions for child and adolescent development ; no. 92
Notes "Summer 2001."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapter, and an index.
Contents Emergent literacy is emerging knowledge of written, not oral, language / Victoria Purcell-Gates -- Parent-child interaction in three conversational contexts : variations in style and strategy / Catherine Crain-Thoreson, Michael P. Dahlin, Terris A. Powell -- Storybook reading and parent teaching : links to language and literacy development / Monique Sénéchal, Jo-Anne LeFevre -- Role of family and home in the literacy development of children from low-income backgrounds / Stacey A. Storch, Grover J. Whitehurst -- Beyond shared book reading : dimensions of home literacy and low-income African American preschoolers' skills / Pia Rebello Britto, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn -- Concluding comments / Pia Rebello Britto, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn.
Other author Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne, ed.
Britto, Pia Rebello, ed.
Rebello, Pia, 1966-, ed.
Subject Reading (Early childhood)
Reading -- Parent participation.
Reading readiness.
ISBN 078791259X (pbk.)