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Huang, Qiaoya; Chen, Xiaoning – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2015
This study was intended to examine the overall quality of 31 recently published bilingual children's picture books in English/simplified Chinese, English/simplified Chinese with pinyin, and English/traditional Chinese. These books were analyzed from six aspects, which were genre, topic, cover and body, the credibility of authors, illustrators and…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Books, Bilingualism, Content Analysis
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Chen, Xiaoning – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2013
This ethnographic study closely examines Chinese sojourner families' experiences in the United States. While immigrant children's home and school experiences have been documented, this study extends the literature by highlighting the unique needs and challenges of sojourner children and their parents. The findings suggest that it is critical for…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Foreign Countries, Adjustment (to Environment), Parent School Relationship
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Huang, Qiaoya; Chen, Xiaoning – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2012
The aim of this study was to review the Chinese translation errors in 31 English/Chinese bilingual children's picture books. While bilingual children's books make definite contributions to language acquisition, few studies have examined the quality of these books, and even fewer have specifically focused on English/Chinese bilingual books.…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Bilingualism