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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 52 new and published books in the subject of Child Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Experiencing Environment and Place through Children's Literature

    Edited by Amy Cutter-Mackenzie, Phillip Payne, Alan Reid

    Recent scholarship on children’s literature displays a wide variety of interests in classic and contemporary children’s books. While environmental and ecological concerns have led to an interest in ‘ecocriticism’, as yet there is little on the significance of the ecological imagination and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings

    Nurturing secure relationships from birth to five years, 2nd Edition

    By Veronica Read

    Providing an accessible introduction to attachment thinking, this practical book offers early years practitioners’ advice on translating attachment principles into practice in their settings. It clearly explains how knowledge about attachment theory underpins everyday practice and highlights the...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Dealing with Dying, Death, and Grief during Adolescence

    By David E. Balk

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    For some, life’s introduction to death and grief comes early, and when it does it can take many forms. Not only does Dealing with Dying, Death, and Grief during Adolescence tackle them all, it does so with David Balk’s remarkable sensitivity to and deep knowledge of the pressures and opportunities...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Feeling Child

    Laying the foundations of confidence and resilience

    By Maria Robinson

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    What impact does children’s emotional development and well-being have on their capacity to learn? How do you provide learning experiences that meet the developmental needs of every child in your care? The Feeling Child thoughtfully discusses the key principles of children’s emotional and...

    Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Social Understanding and Social Lives

    From Toddlerhood through to the Transition to School

    By Claire Hughes

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    Winner of the British Psychological Society Book Award (Academic Monograph category) 2013! Over the past thirty years, researchers have documented a remarkable growth in children’s social understanding between toddlerhood and the early school years. However, it is still unclear why some children’s...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Motivating Students to Learn

    4th Edition

    By Kathryn R. Wentzel, Jere E. Brophy

    Written specifically for teachers, Motivating Students to Learn offers a wealth of research-based principles on the subject of student motivation for use by classroom teachers. Now in its fourth edition, this book discusses specific classroom strategies by tying these principles to the realities of...

    Published December 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Developmental Psychology of Reasoning and Decision-Making

    Edited by Henry Markovits

    Series: Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

    Logical thinking is a critically important cognitive skill. It is not just essential for mathematical and scientific understanding, it is also of prime importance when trying to navigate our complex and increasingly sophisticated world. Written by world class researchers in the field, The...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Phenomenology and Education

    Self-consciousness and its Development

    Edited by Bernard Curtis, Wolfe Mays

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Phenomenology

    This volume of essays brings a phenomenological focus to bear on the subject of education in order to provide a fruitful stimulus for educational philosophy. It is for philosophers, psychologists, sociologists and indeed anyone who seeks to understand the perennially interesting questions about the...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Developing Child in the 21st Century

    A global perspective on child development, 2nd Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    Offering a sociocultural approach to education and learning, this fascinating exploration of childhood provides an in-depth understanding of how children make sense of the world and the people in it. Examining the ways in which children express their thoughts, feelings and actively generate meaning...

    Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Growing Child

    Laying the foundations of active learning and physical health

    By Clair Stevens

    Series: Foundations of Child Development

    How do children’s early physical experiences influence their future health and well-being? What are the future consequences of a sedentary childhood on life chances and health? What importance do we place in the UK on sleep, fresh air, good nutrition and movement? The Growing Child thoughtfully...

    Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge