ERIC Number: ED339873
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Sep
Family Literacy: Community & Family Life Materials. A Guide to Recent and Recommended Books.
Lane, Martha A.; And Others
The books in this family literacy guide are listed alphabetically by title in each of three sections. The author, publisher, copyright date, reading level, type of book, number of pages, International Standard Book Number, price, and annotation comprise each entry. The topic of the family contains 11 titles: "Angry Feelings"; "Beginning with Books..."; "Books To Begin with--Easy-to-Read Books for Family Reading"; "The Childbearing Year"; A Good Beginning--Enjoying Your Baby's First Year"; "Healthy Foods, Healthy Baby"; "Making It Right"; "What Will School Be Like"; Why Is Daddy Leaving"; "You and Your Child's Teacher"; and "You Can Be Free--An Easy-to-Read Handbook for Abused Women." The family in the community includes five titles: "Life Skills Reading"; "Payday--Managing Your Paycheck"; "Speaking Out on Health--An Anthology"; "What You Must Know about AIDS"; and "You Are Here--A Guide to Everyday Maps, Plans, and Diagrams." There are three listings in materials for tutors and teachers: "Family Literacy in Action--A Survey of Successful Programs"; "Family Reading--An Intergenerational Approach to Literacy"; and "Reading with Children--A Handbook for Literacy Tutors." In addition, nine sources for more information and addresses of publishers and distributors are listed. (NLA)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adult Basic Education, Battered Women, Beginning Reading, Books, Child Development, Child Rearing, Community Services, Daily Living Skills, English (Second Language), Family Health, Family Life Education, Family Literacy, Health Materials, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Infant Behavior, Intergenerational Programs, Maps, Money Management, One Parent Family, Parent Child Relationship, School Orientation, Tutors
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Free Library of Philadelphia, PA.