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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, 1999.

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Author Handel, Ruth D.
Series Language and literacy series
Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Family literacy programs -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Case studies.
Education, Urban -- New Jersey -- Newark -- Case studies.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 179 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-167) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary 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?
ISBN 0585247129 (electronic bk.)
9780585247120 (electronic bk.)
0807738948 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780807738948 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0807738948 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 45728398
Additional Format Print version: Handel, Ruth D. Building family literacy in an urban community. New York : Teachers College Press, 1999 0807738948 (DLC) 99039473 (OCoLC)41944659
Table of Contents
1The Multiple Meanings of Family Literacy6
2Development of Family Literacy Programs20
3Family Literacy in Schools29
4The Partnership for Family Reading41
5The Women of Family Reading53
6Voices of Mothers63
7Literacy Resources in the Home Environment77
8Home and School Relationships94
9Teachers as Family Literacy Learners106
10Reflections on Gender, Class, and Race120
11Small Wins and Large Circumstances130
12Whats in a Name?145
 Selected Children's Books167
 About the Author179

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