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Everything you need to know when a parent doesn"t speak English by Patricia Lakin

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Published by Rosen Pub. Group in New York .
Written in English



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  • Children of immigrants -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Children of immigrants -- Education -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Americanization -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Acculturation -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Immigrants -- United States.,
  • Parent and child.,
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.

StatementPatricia Lakin.
SeriesThe need to know library
LC ClassificationsHQ796 .L244 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1078624M
ISBN 10082391691X
LC Control Number94001905

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Get this from a library! Let's talk about when your parent doesn't speak English. [Maureen Wittbold] -- Briefly describes why a person's parent may not speak English, what effect this may have on a child, and how to handle this situation.   Wow! Everyone who has a child, wants to have a child, or works with kids needs to read this book. Seriously. When I first started reading, I thought "I'm already going to know everything this book is gonna tell me". I'm a youth services librarian, I talk to kids all the time, they always seem happy! So obviously I know how to talk to kids.4/5(48).   I came to the US as a year old Spanish speaker from Puerto Rico with my mother and six siblings in My father remained in Puerto Rico and wasn't involved with.   So while you may feel like you're performing a necessary service for a lonely parent (and martyring yourself a bit in the process), know that listening to a parent's rants or lists of angry.