Raising Black Children Who Love Reading and Writing A Guide from Birth Through Grade Six by Dierdre Glenn Paul, Catherine Dorsey-Gaines


Raising Black Children Who Love Reading and Writing A Guide from Birth Through Grade Six by Dierdre Glenn Paul, Catherine Dorsey-Gaines

Paul provides specific tools that parents can work with to make their children lifelong lovers of reading and writing. As a former teacher in the public school system, Paul is well acquainted with it, and provides parents with insights that will assist them in establishing an educational partnership with their children's teachers. This guide is geared specifically to Black children from the perspective of an educator and parent. It provides a historical framework that gives a firm foundation upon which to build an understanding of literacy as potentially emancipatory and empowering. This guide includes an annotated bibliography featuring exemplary children's and adolescent literature.


?From a historical framework for appreciating literature to a guide to children's and adolescent's reading materials, this is packed with important advice.?-The Midwest Book Review

About the Author

DIERDRE GLENN PAUL is Associate Professor of Reading and Educational Media at Montclair State University, NJ.

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192 pages


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Publication date

30th April 2000



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