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Literacy, access, and libraries among the language minority population

Author: Rebecca Constantino
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1998.
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Literacy, access, and libraries among the language minority population.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1998
(OCoLC)654658486
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Constantino
ISBN: 0810834189 9780810834187
OCLC Number: 37157580
Description: viii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction. Why consider the library and books? / Stephen Krashen --
Supporting Spanish language literacy : Latino children and school and community libraries / Sandra L. Pucci --
"I did not know you could get such things there!" : Secondary ESL students' understanding, use and beliefs concerning the school and public library / Rebecca Constantino --
Urban libraries confront linguistic minorities : programs that work / Stephanie Asch --
Impact of school/library partnership on a linguistic minority community / Sharon Honig-Bear, Sally Kinsey --
Providing pleasure reading material to adult immigrants : the effects on reading behaviors and second language acquisition / Kyung-Sook Cho --
Using SSR in the secondary ESL classroom : a powerful way to increase comprehension and develop positive attitudes toward reading / Janice Pilgreen, Barry Gribbons --
Maestro, can we go to the library today? : The role of the school library in the improvement of reading attitudes and achievement among bilingual elementary students / Daniel T. Brassell --
Tierra fertil : making the soil rich for discussion for young children in Spanish / Julia Fournier, Cecilia Espinosa --
Changing reading attitudes : the power of bringing books into the classroom / Lucy Tse, Jeff McQuillan --
Literature-based programs for first language development : giving native bilinguals access to books / Jeff McQuillan, Victoria Rodrigo --
Libraries, books, attitudes and tests : case studies. Implementing free voluntary reading with ESL middle school students : improvement in attitudes toward reading and test scores / Fay Shin ; Effect of library use on standardized test scores of language minorities / Donald Singleton ; Attitudes toward reading and library use by fifth grade students / Erika Seeman.
Responsibility: edited by Rebecca Constantino.

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