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Best Early Childhood Books To Read

Looking for the best Early Childhood books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.

The Early Childhood Coaching Handbook (2011)

 Best Early Childhood Books To ReadEvidence-based and highly effective, coaching helps early childhood practitioners support other professionals and families as they enhance existing knowledge, develop new skills, and promote healthy development of young children.
Author(s): Rush Ed.D. CCC-SLP, Dathan, Shelden “PT Ph.D.”, M’Lisa, et al.

Assessment in Early Childhood Education (8th Edition) (2019)

 Best Early Childhood Books To ReadWritten from a developmental perspective, provides current and future teachers alike with a comprehensive overview of all aspects of early childhood assessment, including the different possibilities available — far more than standardized tests — and how to use them most effectively for the benefit of the children in their classrooms.
Author(s): Sue C. Wortham, Belinda J. Hardin

Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-3) (2014)

 Best Early Childhood Books To ReadThe long-anticipated new version of the internationally recognized Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale®, ECERS-3, focuses on the full range of needs of preschool- and kindergarten-aged children.
Author(s): Thelma Harms, Richard M. Clifford, et al.

Effective Practices in Early Childhood Education: Building a Foundation (3rd Edition) (2016)

 Best Early Childhood Books To Read  is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course.
Author(s): Sue Bredekamp

The Exceptional Child: Inclusion in Early Childhood Education (2014)

 Best Early Childhood Books To ReadFilled with classic and current research about all aspects of educating young children with special needs, THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD: INCLUSION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, 8th Editio…
Author(s): K. Eileen Allen, Glynnis Edwards Cowdery

Early Childhood Education Today (14th Edition) (2018)

 Best Early Childhood Books To ReadGeorge Morrison’s  presents current, research-based information on providing high-quality early education to all children so that they can be successful in school and in life. The new edition retains the engaging style that has made the book so popular and provides practical examples of authentic teaching practices used by master teachers.
Author(s): George S Morrison

Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood: Birth to Six Years (2015)

 Best Early Childhood Books To ReadNEW – Updated Second Edition of the Award Winning Book! Practical Parenting from Birth to Six Years Brought to you from world-renowned, trusted experts in the fields of education, psychology and parenting. This book is an extensively updated version of the original gold standard. Within its pages you’ll find loving yet effective strategies for: Responding to tantrums, meltdowns, whining and arguing.
Author(s): Jim Fay; Dr. Charles Fay

Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education (9th Edition) (2019)

 Best Early Childhood Books To Readis appreciated for its practical, applied approach and its engaging chapter features that look at every aspect of the field — early childhood programs, professionals in practice, diversity, technology issues, and ethical decision making.
Author(s): George S. Morrison

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health: Core Concepts and Clinical Practice (2013)

 Best Early Childhood Books To ReadDrawing from and grounded in their long-standing involvement in pioneering work on infant-parent mental health, the editors of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health: Core Concepts and Clinical Practice have assembled a comprehensive, theoretically insightful, and clinically useful volume for psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, pediatricians, social workers, psychotherapists, and all