Thirty Million Words NPR coverage of Thirty Million Words: Building a Child's Brain, Tune In, Talk More, Take Turns by Dana, M.D. Suskind, Beth Suskind, and Leslie Lewinter-Suskind. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
NPR logo Thirty Million Words

Thirty Million Words

Building a Child's Brain, Tune In, Talk More, Take Turns

by Dana, M.D. Suskind, Beth Suskind and Leslie Lewinter-Suskind

Hardcover, 308 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $28 |

purchase

Buy Featured Book

Title
Thirty Million Words
Subtitle
Building a Child's Brain, Tune In, Talk More, Take Turns
Author
Dana, M.D. Suskind, Beth Suskind, et al

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Book Summary

A doctor encourages parents to help improve their child's neural development and their vocabularies through tuning in to what they are doing, speaking to them using many descriptive words and engaging them in conversations. 30,000 first printing.