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Family Literacy

Denny Taylor

Pub Date: 12/23/1998
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: Other - Other

In 1983 when Family Literacy first appeared, the term was new. Denny Taylor not only coined a concept, but opened up a field of study that involves debate and discussion in public as well as academic circles. Encouraged by Taylor's probing questions, our understanding of the term "literacy" has deepened during the past... more

Many Families, Many Literacies

Denny Taylor

Pub Date: 5/29/1997
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: Adult - Adult

[This book] counters narrow definitions of family literacy by presenting an alternative paradigm, a different version of the reality of families' literate lives. Instead of offering to "help" families with their literacy, Taylor's text shows her readers how families can gain the power they need to change the world in ways... more

Toxic Literacies

Denny Taylor

Pub Date: 9/16/1996
Product Type: Cloth
Grade: Adult - Adult

"Official documentation" hides human rights violations in this country. Men, women, and children are incapacitated by legally sanctioned discriminatory practices that occur through the use of bureaucratic texts such as laws, court transcripts, medical reports, insurance policies, and work orders. Based on a six-year... more

Learning Denied

Denny Taylor

Pub Date: 11/13/1990
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 12th

Learning Denied is a powerful document. Denny Taylor's conclusions confirm many teachers' doubts about America's mania for standardized tests, and serve as a signal to teachers and administrators that a reliance on test results can be more than misleading; it can be a hazard to the child.... more

Growing Up Literate

Catheri Dorsey-Gaines , Denny Taylor

Pub Date: 6/1/1988 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: Adult - Adult

[This] is not a sentimental book. But it is powerfully moving....The book deserves a wide and attentive audience. It deserves to be read immediately.—The Reading TeacherA couple years ago, Denny Taylor and Catherine Dorsey Gaines made the first of what were to be many visits to families living in the inner city of a major... more

Awards for Denny'S Work:

MLA Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize
We're pleased to announce that Denny Taylor won the MLA Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize for the book: "Growing Up Literate"