Reinventing Texts and Contexts: Syncretic Literacy Events in Young Puerto Rican Children's Homes
Research in the Teaching of English
Analyzes literacy events co-constructed by three bilingual, mainland Puerto Rican kindergarteners and the network of adults and children in their homes who support their developing literacy. Reveals and gives value to some of the many literacies in the children's lives and communicates a respectful approach to the study of literacy in families from diverse backgrounds.
Volk, D., & de Acosta, M. (2003). Reinventing texts and contexts: Syncretic literacy events in young Puerto Rican children's homes. Research in the Teaching of English, 38(1), 8-48.