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LINGUIST List 24.4623

Tue Nov 19 2013

Books: Reading Development and Difficulties in Monolingual and Bilingual Chinese Children: Chen, Wang, Luo (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 19-Nov-2013
From: Helen van der Stelt <Helen.vanderSteltspringer.com>
Subject: Reading Development and Difficulties in Monolingual and Bilingual Chinese Children: Chen, Wang, Luo (Eds)
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Title: Reading Development and Difficulties in Monolingual and Bilingual
Chinese Children
Series Title: Literacy Studies
Published: 2013
Publisher: Springer
                http://www.springer.com

Book URL: http://www.springer.com/new+%26+forthcoming+titles+%28default%29/book/978-94-007-7379-0

Editor: Xi Chen
Editor: Qiuying Wang
Editor: Yang Cathy Luo
Hardback: ISBN: 9789400773790 Pages: 272 Price: Europe EURO 99.99
Abstract:

This volume explores Chinese reading development, focusing on children in Chinese societies and bilingual Chinese-speaking children in Western societies. The book is structured around four themes: psycholinguistic study of reading, reading disability, bilingual and biliteracy development, and Chinese children’s literature. It discusses issues that are pertinent to improving language and literacy development, and complex cognitive, linguistic, and socio-cultural factors that underlie language and literacy development. In addition, the book identifies instructional practices that can enhance literacy development and academic achievement.

This volume offers an integrative framework of Chinese reading, and deepens our understanding of the intricate processes that underlie Chinese children’s literacy development. It promotes research in reading Chinese and celebrates the distinguished and longstanding career of Richard C. Anderson.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Psycholinguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Written In: English (eng)

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