Raising a Bilingual Child

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Living Language | Apr 15, 2008 | 368 Pages | ISBN 9781400009503

  • Paperback$14.95

    Living Language | Apr 15, 2008 | 368 Pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/4 | ISBN 9781400023349

  • Ebook$13.99

    Living Language | Apr 15, 2008 | 368 Pages | ISBN 9781400009503

Praise

“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

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