ERIC Number: ED417595
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Literacy, Access, and Libraries among the Language Minority Population.
Constantino, Rebecca, Ed.
Papers on linguistic minorities and library use include: (1) "Why Consider the Library and Books?" (Stephen Krashen); (2) "Supporting Spanish Language Literacy: Latino Children and School and Community Libraries" (Sandra Pucci); (3) "'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); (4) "Urban Libraries Confront Linguistic Minorities: Programs that Work" (Stephanie Asch); (5) "Impact of School/Library Partnership on a Linguistic Minority Community" (Sharon Honig-Bear, Sally Kinsey); (6) "Providing Pleasure Reading Material to Adult Immigrants: The Effects on Reading Behaviors and Second Language Acquisition" (Kyung-Sook Cho); (7) "Using SSR in the Secondary ESL Classroom: A Powerful Way To Increase Comprehension and Develop Positive Attitudes Toward Reading" (Janice Pilgreen, Barry Gribbons); (8) "'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 Brassell); (9) "Tierra Fertil: Making the Soil Rich for Discussion for Young Children in Spanish" (Julia Fournier, Cecilia Espinosa); (10) "Changing Reading Attitudes: The Power of Bringing Books into the Classroom" (Lucy Tse, Jeff McQuillan); (11) "Literature Based Programs for First Language Development: Giving Native Bilinguals Access to Books" (McQuillan, Victoria Rodrigo); and (12) "Libraries, Books, Attitudes, and Tests...Case Studies" (Fay Shin, Donald Singleton, Erika Seeman). (MSE)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Adults, Attitude Change, Attitudes, Bilingualism, Case Studies, Children, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Immigrants, Language Maintenance, Language Minorities, Libraries, Library Services, Literacy, Native Language Instruction, Public Libraries, Reading Habits, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Reading Research, Recreational Reading, School Libraries, Second Language Learning, Second Languages, Spanish, Sustained Silent Reading, Testing, Urban Areas
Scarecrow Press, Inc., 4720 Boston Way, Lanham, MD 20706 ($36).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Foreword by Christian J. Faltis.