The Community-Based Doula: Supporting Families Before, During, and After Childbirth
Abramson, Rachel, Ginger K. Breedlove, and Beth Isaacs. Washington DC: Zero to Three Press, 2006.
The Complete Learning Spaces Book for Infants and Toddlers
Isbell, Rebecca, and Christy Isbell. Beltsville: Gryphon House, 2003.
The Complete Resource Book for Infants: Over 700 Experiences For Children From Birth To 18 Months
Schiller, Pam. MD: Gryphon House, 2005.
Consuming Kids: The Hostile Takeover Of Children
Linn, Susan, Ed.D. USA: The New Press, 2005.
Creating a Child Care Environment for Infants and Toddlers
This 34 minute DVD and training guide present key concepts that contribute to creating appropriate environments for infant and toddler's learning and development. Geared to childcare centers, suggestions can be adapted and applied to settings for families. California Department of Education (CDE) & WestEd, Program for Infant Toddler Caregivers, (PITC). CDE Press, 916-445-1260.
Early Childhood Interventions: Proven Results, Future Promise
Karoly, Lynn, M. Rebecca Kilburn and Jill S. Cannon. CA: Rand Corporation, 2005.
Early Learning Environments That Work
Isbell, Rebecca and Betty Exelby. MD: Gryphon House, 2001.
Early Literacy Storytimes @ Your Library: Partnering With Caregivers For Success
Ghoting, Saroj Nadkarni and Pamela Martin-Diaz. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 2006.
Einstein Never Used Flash Cards: How Our Children Really Learn and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less
Hirsh-Pasek, Kathy, Ph.D., and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Ph.D. with Diane Eyer, Ph.D. USA: Rodale, 2003.
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