Reading Development in Chinese Children


This text reviews both similarities and unique cultural, linguistic, and script differences of Chinese relative to alphabetic reading, and even across Chinese regions. Chinese reading acquisition relies upon children's strongly developing analytic skills, as highlighted here. These 16 chapters present state-of-the-art research on diverse aspects of Chinese children's reading development.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Him Cheung
  • Lisa K. H. Ng
  • May Jane Chen
  • Catherine McBride-Chang
  • Yiping Zhong
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2003


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