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Messages From Home: The Parent-Child Home Program For Overcoming Educational Disadvantage
by Phyllis Levenstein and Susan Levenstein
Temple University Press, 2008
Paper: 978-1-59213-677-3 | eISBN: 978-1-59213-678-0 | Cloth: 978-1-59213-676-6
Library of Congress Classification LB1134.L48 2008
Dewey Decimal Classification 372.1192

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

The Parent-Child Home Program, a pre-preschool home visiting program, has grown greatly since the first edition of Messages from Home was published in 1988. This expanded and updated edition shows the continued success of this program-spearheaded by the late Phyllis Levenstein-which prepares at-risk children for school success, overcoming educational disadvantage.


Since The Parent-Child Home Program was founded in the 1960s, it has enriched the cognitive, social, and emotional school readiness of tens of thousands of children. The Program's methods, its theoretical underpinnings, and its impressive results are presented in detail. The success stories of both parents and children make inspiring reading. The combination of lively writing and data-driven scientific rigor give it both broad appeal and academic relevance.



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