Books That Shaped our Profession

The Creative Curriculum for Preschool by Diane Trister Dodge, Laura Colker & Cate Heroman 24%
Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs by Bredekamp & Copple 22%
The Hurried Child by David Elkind 22%
Caring Spaces, Learning Places by James Greenman 21%
The Hundred Languages of Children by Carolyn Edwards, Lella Gandini, and George Forman 18%
The AntiBias Curriculum by Louise Derman-Sparks 15%
The Montessori Method by Maria Montessori 15%
Don't Move the Muffin Tins: A Hands-Off Guide to Art for the Young Child by Bev Bos 13%
Childhood and Society by Erik Erikson 12%
Origins of Intelligence in Children by Jean Piaget 11%
The Magic Years by Selma Fraiberg 11%
Thought and Language by Lev Vygotsky 10%
Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv 10%
Miseducation: Preschoolers at Risk by David Elkind 10%
The Power of Play by David Elkind 9%
A Child's Work: the Importance of Fantasy Play by Vivian Paley 9%
The Visionary Director by Carter and Curtis 8%
Teacher-Sylvia Ashton Warner 8%
Touch Points by T. Berry Brazelton 8%
The Absorbent Mind by Maria Montessori 8%
Punsihed by Rewards by Alfie Kohn 8%
Designs for Living and Learning by Deb Curtis and Margie Carter 8%
Tools of the mind, The Vygotskian Approach to early childhood education by Elena Bodrova and Deborah J. Leong 8%
Piaget 8%
Your Self Confident Baby by Magda Gerber 7%
Fostering Children's Social Competence: The Teacher's Role by Lilian Katz 7%
Summerhill by A.S. neil 6%
Achieving Excellence in Preschool Literacy Instruction Edited by Laura Justice and Carol Vukelich 6%
Minds in the Making by Ellen Galinsky 6%
Dibs in Search of Self by Virginia Axline 6%
Educating Young Children by David Weikart 6%
The Emergent Curriculum by E. Jones and J. Nimmo 6%
Roots & Wings: Affirming Culture in Early Childhood Programs by Stacey York 5%
Please Don't Sit On the Kids, Clare Cherry 5%
The project Appriach katz 5%
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish 5%
Pedagogy of the Opressed by Paulo Freire 5%
Authentic Childhood, Exploring Reggio emilia in the classroom by Susan Fraser and Carol Gestwicki 5%
The Nursery School by K Read 5%
Your Child's Self Esteem by Dorthy Corkhill Briggs 4%
Two Worlds of Childhood by Urie Bronfenbrenner 4%
Children: The Challenge, Rudolf Dreikurs 4%
The Child & Society by John Dewey 4%
Understanding the Framework of Poverty by Ruby Payne 4%
The Cat in the Hat 4%
Ready or Not: Leadership Choices in Early Care and Education by Goffin and Washington 4%
Emergent Curriculum - Jones & Nimmo 4%
Math Their Way by Mary Barrata Lorton 4%
Learning Together With Young Children by Deb Curtis and Margie Carter 4%
Teacher and Child by Haim Ginott 4%
The Sense of Wonder by Rachel Carson 3%
Making Learning Visible by Project Zero and Reggio Children 3%
Teaching Adults by Elizabeth Jones 3%
Talks With Teachers by Lilian Katz 3%
Infant Toddler -Alice Honig 3%
Between Parent and Child, Dr. Hiam Ginott 3%
Learning All the Time by John Holt 3%
The Very Hungry Caterpillar 3%
You Can't Say You Can't PLay Vivian Gussen Paley 3%
Reading Magic by Mem Fox 3%
Early Childhood Educator at Work by Millie Almy 3%
Endangered Minds by Jane Healy 3%
From Neurons to Neighboroods by Jack Shonkoff and Deborah A. Phillips (Nov 2000) 3%
We all live together- Album by Greg & Steve Millang 3%
Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care 3%
The Uses of Enchantment by Bruno Bettelheim 3%
Free Schools by Jonathan Kozol 3%
The Intentional Teacher: Choosing the Best Strategies for Young Children's Learning By Dr. Ann S. Epstein 3%
The Discovery of the child by Maria Montessori 3%
NurtureShock by Po Bronson 3%
The Block Book by Elizabeth Hirsh 3%
Connecting to Children by Tom Drummond 3%
Art as Experience by John Dewey 3%
Don't Push Your Preschooler by Lousie Bates Ames 3%
Creative Play for the Developing child Clare Cherry 3%
The Kindness of Children by Vivian Paley 3%
Positive Discipline for Preschoolers by Dr. Jane Nelsen, Cheryl Erwin and Rosyln Ann Duffy 2%
The Having of Wonderful Ideas by E Duckworth 2%
Education and Experience, J. Dewey 2%
The Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers & Twos Diane Trister Dodge, Sherrie Rudick and Kai-lee' Berke 2%
The Power of Guidance by Dan Gartrell 2%
Boys & Girls Superheroes in the Doll Corner, Vivian Paley 2%
Who Am I in the Lives of Children?. Stephanie Feeney, Doris Christensen & Eva Moravcik 2%
Toto Chan by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi 2%
White Teacher by Vivian Gussin Paley 2%
One Child, Two Languages by Patton Tabors 2%
Non Violent Communication: A Language of Life, Marshall Rosenberg 2%
Learning Language and Loving It by 2%
Prime Times - Greenman & Stonehouse 2%
Other People's Children by Lisa Delpit 2%
The Courage to Teach by Dr. Parker J. Palmer 2%
Your Child's Growing Mind by Jane Healy 2%
Awakening Children's Minds, Laura Berk 2%
Ordinary Resurrections: Children in the Years of Hope by Jonathan Kozol 2%
Positive Discipline for Child Care Providers by Dr. Jane Nelsen 1%
In the Early World by Elywin Richardson 1%
Freedom and Beyond, John Holt 1%
Eager to Learn by Bowman, Donovan & Burns 1%
Child Development and Personality by Paul Mussen, Jerome Kagan, and John Conger 1%
Windows on Day Care by Mary Dublin Keyserling 1%
Nature of the Child by Jerome Kagan 1%
Playing to get Smart by Elizabeth Jones and Renatta M. Cooper 1%
Scientist in the Crib 1%
Child's Talk: Learning to Use Language by Jerome Bruner 1%
Deschooling America, by I Illich 1%
Observing the Development of Young Children by Janice Beaty 1%
The Process of Education by Jerome Brunner 1%
The Coaches Guide to Creative Curriculum for Preschool Cate Heroman, Judy Jablon, Charlotte Stetson and Carol Aghayan 1%
You are your childs first teacher 1%
From Babysitter to Business Owner 1%
Boundaries with Kids by Henry Cloud&John Townsend 1%
anything by Dr. Jean Feldman 1%
Dragon Mom by Janet Gonzalez-Mena 1%
Lifespan development by Helen Bee and Denise Boyd 1%
Freedom not License by A.S. Neill 1%
Theories of Childhood by Carol Mooney 1%
Smart Moves, Carla Hannaford 1%
Threads of Thinking by Cathy Nutbrown 1%
The Logic of Action by Francis Hawkins 1%
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog by Bruce Perry 1%
Training Teachers by Carter & Curtis 1%
Teaching as a Subversive Activity by Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner 1%
The Young Child as Scientist by Christine Chaille 1%
Give your child a superior mind: A program for the preschool child by Sigfried Englemann 1%
The Play's the Thing 1%
Savage Inequalities by Jonathan Kozol 1%
Storytelling with Children by Nancy Mellon 1%
Push Back the Desks 1%
Mind in Society, Vygotsky 1%
Teaching as a Subversive Activity by Neil Postmain 1%
Democracy and Education JOhn Dewey 1%
Literacy and the Youngest Learner by Susan Bennett-Armistead 1%
A Child's Mind by Muriel Beadle 1%
The Book of Learning and Forgetting by Frank Smith 0%
Learning From the Past: Historical Voices in ECE by Jennifer Wolfe 0%
Play and Early Literacy, Christie 0%
The Girl with the Brown Crayon By Vivian Gussin Paley 0%
FAT city by rick LaVoie 0%
What Did I Write, Marie Clay 0%
When Churches Mind the Children by Eileen Lindner 0%
Your Toddler Richard Rubin, John Fisher, and Susan Doehring 0%
Building Blocks by Doug Clements 0%
Education and Ecstasy, George Leonard 0%
It's Not the End of the World - Developing Resilience in Times of Change by Joan Borysenko 0%
Structuring Play in the Early Years at School by Kathleen Manning and Ann Sharp 0%
Under Resourced Learners by Ruby K. Payne 0%
A child Goes Forth by Barbara Taylor 0%
Your One Year Old Aames & Illig 0%
Living Sensationally by Winnie Dunn 0%
Bad Guys Don't Have Birthdays by Vivian Paley 0%
Parenting From Your Heart, Inbal Kashtan 0%
The Closing of the American Mind 0%
Rapunzel's Supermarket by Ursula Kolbe 0%
Managing from the Heart by Bracey, Rosenblum,Sanford, Trueblood 0%
The Science of Parenting by Margot Sunderland 0%
Self-Esteem: A Family Affair by Jean Illsley Clarke 0%
Child Care Design Guide by Anita Rui Olds 0%
The Art of Awareness 0%
Infants and Mothers, T. Berry Brazelton 0%
Its The Camaraderie by Dorothy Hewes 0%
Education for the Good Life, by B. Russell 0%
Raising Great Kids, Cloud/Townsend 0%
Understanding the Human Being: The Importance of the First Three Years of Life by Silvana Montanaro 0%
Sandbox Society by Sally Lubeck 0%
The Irreducible Needs of Children by T. Berry Brazelton and Stanley Greenspan 0%
constructive play by George Forman 0%
Living By Wonder by Richard Lewis, The Touchstone Center 0%
Educating citizens for global awareness. Edited by Nel Noddings 0%
parenting a path through childhooh 0%
Teaching with Fire editors Sam Intrator & Megan Scribner 0%
Black Ants and Buddhists. Mary Cowhey 0%
For your Own Good by Alice Miller 0%
Walking to School. Eve Bunting 0%
The Child as a Work of Art by Bennett Olshaker, MD 0%
Why Love Matters, Sue Gerhardt 0%
Understanding by Design,Wiggins and McTighe 0%

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