Reading America Program Fosters Intergenerational Understanding in Chinese Immigrant Families

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This article discusses the Reading America Program fostering intergenerational understanding in Chinese immigrant families.

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O'Toole, Erin Autumn 2005.

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This article discusses the Reading America Program fostering intergenerational understanding in Chinese immigrant families.

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Abstract: Davis Library in the Plano Public Library System, Texas, received a grant from Libraries for the Future to implement the MetLife Foundation Reading America Program in 2003. The goal of Reading America is to use the public library and its materials to promote understanding between generations of immigrant families. This article describes the planning and implementation of the grant, resulting in the exhibit and Web page titled, "Teens between Cultures: Chinese American Teens and Their Parents Explore Cultural Differences."

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  • Public Libraries, 2005, Chicago: Public Library Association, pp. 355-359

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  • Publication Title: Public Libraries
  • Volume: 44
  • Issue: 6
  • Page Start: 355
  • Page End: 359
  • Peer Reviewed: Yes

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O'Toole, Erin. Reading America Program Fosters Intergenerational Understanding in Chinese Immigrant Families, article, Autumn 2005; [Chicago, Illinois]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc674075/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .