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The Young Child: Development from Prebirth through Age Eight (5th Edition)

by Margaret B. Puckett Janet K. Black Donna S. Wittmer Sandra H. Petersen

A thorough updating of topics including: standards for early childhood programs, the mandates of IDEA, developmental theories, changing demographics, assessments, child care practices and bullying . For child development courses that cover prebirth through age eight, this widely used text discusses major development theories as they relate to physical, social and emotional, and cognitive domains. The book contains extensive applications for those who teach and work with young children, making it particularly appropriate for early childhood education programs.

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