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Title: Multicultural Children in the Early Years
Written By: Mari Boyle
Peter Wood
Nick Hubbard
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism No. 16

The authors explore the experiences of a group of young multicultural, bilingual children and their parents through the beginning of the early years of their school careers. They examine the attempts of teachers to teach creatively within the constraints of a prescribed curriculum, and the meanings the children attached to their learning.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853594350
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 226pp
Prices: pounds 49.95 (USD85.00/CAND99.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853594342
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 226pp
Prices: pounds 15.95 (USD26.95/CAND29.