chapter  Chapter 14
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Invisible Mediators of Literacy: Learning in Multicultural Communities

WithSusi Long, Dinah Volk, Mary Eunice Romero-Little, Eve Gregory

It is evident that the families with whom we were working…are active members of a print community in which literacy is used for a wide variety of social, technical, and aesthetic purposes, for a wide variety of audiences, and in a wide variety of situations…no one can deny that these are literate homes. (Taylor & Dorsey-Gaines, 1988, p. 20)