- Paperback: 352 pages
- Publisher: Living Language,U.S. (7 July 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1400023343
- ISBN-13: 978-1400023349
- Product Dimensions: 13.9 x 1.9 x 20.9 cm
- Average Customer Review: 12 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 207,134 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Raising a Bilingual Child (Living Language Series) Paperback – 7 Jul 2005
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"A timely and well-written book! ... [It] helps parents prepare their children for the future...."--J. Kevin Nugent, Ph.D., Director, The Brazelton Institute, Children's Hospital Boston and Harvard University; Professor, Child and Family Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst
"This book is sure to become a classic! ... Parents should appreciate this important book. Pearson ... inspire[s] all of us to celebrate the richness of linguistic diversity in our lives." --Kenji Hakuta, Ph.D., Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education, Stanford University, Author of Mirror of Language: The Debate on Bilingualism
"This is a book that inspires confidence that the choice of bilingualism is a good one for parents, for children, and for our society."
--Donna Christian, Ph.D., President, Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington D.C. "Pearson has used her keen insights about the issues that parents are concerned about to paint an in-depth and interesting-to-read handbook." --Fred Genesee, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, McGill University, Co-author of Dual Language Instruction: A Handbook for Enriched Education "Barbara Pearson' s [book] is a wonderfully written, sparkling composite of research results, personal narratives, practical advice, and wise enthusiasm for the project of bilingualism [...]."
--Thomas Roeper, Ph.D., Professor of Linguistics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Author of The Prism of Gramma "I thoroughly agree with the author's insights and recommendations which are both research-based and flexible and comprehensive enough to accommodate different family situations."
--Lourdes C. Rovira, Ed.D., Associate Superintendent, Curriculum and Instructional Support, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
"I enjoyed reading Raising a Bilingual Child and found it informative and accessible."
--Chris Rosenberg, Principal, Starr King Elementary School, San Francisco
Teaches parents who want their children to learn a second language how to create a positive bilingual environment by integrating two languages into a child's daily routine.See all Product description
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Perhaps towards the end it become less heavy and more practical, but so far I am unimpressed with the content, layout and writing style of this book. A big thumbs down from me!
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