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Raising a Bilingual Child (Living Language Series) Paperback – 7 Jul 2005

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  • 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: 3.8 out of 5 stars 12 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 207,134 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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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

Synopsis

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.

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