Resources

Books for Parents on Raising Children With Two or More Languages

Baker, Colin (2014). A parents' and teachers' guide to bilingualism. 4th edition. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.
This book is written in a question-answer format, it's very accessible and contains lots of well-researched information. Find out more about this book here: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781783091591

Zurer Pearson, Barbara (2008). Raising a bilingual child: A step-by-step guide for parents. New York, USA: Living Language (Random House).

King, Kendall & Alison Mackey (2007). The bilingual edge: Why, when, and how to teach your child a second language. New York, NY, USA: Collings Living. 

Wang, Xiao-lei (2008). Growing up with three languages: Birth to eleven. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.
This book is a very detailed account of growing up trilingual, written by a researcher about her two trilingual children. You can read more about this book here: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?sort=sort_date/d&sf1=title_exact&st1=growingupwiththreelanguages

Wang, Xiao-lei (2011). Learning to read and write in the multilingual family. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Harding-Esch, Edith & Philip Riley (2003). The bilingual family: A handbook for parents. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.


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