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Contents Preface xi About the Editor xiii Contributing Authors xv I Overview of Family Literacy: Development, Concepts,\break and Practice 1 1. Family Literacy: History, Concepts, Services 3 Barbara Hanna Wasik and Suzannah Herrmann 2. Family Literacy in England: Theory, Practice, Research, and Policy 23 Peter Hannon and Viv Bird II Children and Early Childhood Education Within\break Family Literacy Programs 41 3 Earliest Literacy: From Birth to Age 3 45 Joseph Sparling 4 Emergent Literacy Skills and Family Literacy 57 Christopher J. Lonigan 5 Use of Literature in the Home and at School 83 Lesley Mandel Morrow and Jessica Temlock-Fields 6 Family Literacy as the Site for Emerging Knowledge of Written Language 101 Victoria Purcell-Gates 7 Early Childhood Intervention in Family Literacy Programs 117 Allison Sidle Fuligni and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn 8 High-Quality Classrooms: A Key Ingredient to Family Literacy Programs' Support for Children's Literacy 137 David K. Dickinson, Robert St.Pierre, and Julia Weyl III Parenting and Parent Education 155 9 Parenting Education in Family Literacy Programs 157 Douglas R. Powell 10 Relationships Among Children and Adults and Family Literacy 175 Robert C. Pianta 11 Parent and Child Together Time 193 Kim Jacobs 12 Project FLAME: A Parent Support Family Literacy Model 213 Flora V. Rodriguez-Brown IV Adult Education 231 13 The Process and Content of Adult Education in Family Literacy Programs 233 John P. Comings 14 Understanding Adult Education in the Context of Family Literacy 253 Judith A. Alamprese 15 Workforce Literacy and Technology in Family Literacy Programs 271 Eunice N. Askov V The Home Environment and Home Services 285 16 Resources, Family Literacy, and Children Learning to Read 287 Kathleen A. Roskos and Sandra Twardosz 17 Home Literacy Experiences of Latino Families 305 Carol Scheffner Hammer and Adele W. Miccio 18 Home Visiting and Family Literacy Programs 329 Donna Bryant and Barbara Hanna Wasik VI Coordination and Integration Issues\break in Family Literacy 347 19 Integration of Components in Family Literacy Services 349 Meta Potts 20 Integrating Services for Family Literacy 373 Gloria L. Harbin, Suzannah Herrmann, Barbara Hanna Wasik, Dionne R. Dobbins, and Wendy K. Lam VII Diversity and Culture 399 21 Family Literacy and Culture 401 Vivian L. Gadsden 22 An Ecocultural Perspective on Early Literacy: Avoiding the Perils of School for NonMainstream Children 427 Lynne Vernon-Feagans, Darlene Head-Reeves, and Kirsten Kainz 23 We Are the World: Serving Language-Minority Adults in Family\hfill\break Literacy Programs 449 Heide Spruck Wrigley 24 Family Literacy for ESOL Families: Challenges and Design Principles 467 John Strucker, Catherine Snow, and Barbara Alexander Pan 25 Family and Child Education (FACE): Family Literacy Services for American Indians 483 Sharyl Emberton VIII Assessment and Evaluation 501 26 Early Childhood Assessment and Family Literacy 503 Peter Johnston and Elizabeth Yanoff 27 Standardized Assessments of Children's Emergent Literacy Skills 525 Christopher J. Lonigan, Kimberly D. Keller, and Beth M. Phillips 28 Evaluating Parent Participation and Outcomes in Family Literacy Programs: Cultural Diversity Considerations 551 Douglas Powell, Lynn Okagaki, and Kathryn Bojczyk 29 Assessment of Adult Literacy Skills 567 Barbara Van Horn and Lori Forlizzi 30 Continuous Improvement in Family Literacy Programs 587 Robert G. St.Pierre, Anne E. Ricciuti, and Fumiyo Tao XI What the Future May Bring 601 31 Future Directions for Family Literacy 603 Sharon Darling 32 Family Literacy Programs: Synthesizing Across Themes, Theories, and Recommendations 617 Barbara Hanna Wasik Author Index 000 Subject Index 000
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