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Child Development [with Milestones Card]

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Long considered the gold standard, the Seventh Edition of this best-selling topical approach to child development continues its tradition of being the most current and comprehensive text available. Laura Berk, renowned professor and researcher in the field of child development, has revised her Child Development text, adding new pedagogy, a heightened emphasis on the interp ...more
Hardcover, Seventh Edition, 784 pages
Published May 19th 2006 by Allyn & Bacon (first published 1991)
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Nur Islamia
Feb 17, 2011 Nur Islamia added it
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Recommended by my lecturer because in this book we can see the milestone for every step of child development. I'ts very helpfull
Devin
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Sciosarah
Jul 24, 2016 Sciosarah rated it it was amazing
This is a truly excellent text. I feel like I have learned much more than I possibly could from just one book, but here we are. It covers all of the current popular psychological perspectives on child social and psychological development, providing a balanced and positive view which is indispensable to child care professionals and parents alike. I take issue only with the section on gender, which (like many other current psychological texts) reads as outdated at best and fails to engage with the ...more
Ashley
Nov 26, 2015 Ashley marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Katelin
As far as a textbook goes, this was a pretty good one. The whole book only has fifteen chapters, so they're really long. But the content was easy to understand and very informative.
Kiara
Jul 22, 2015 Kiara rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The best child development book there is! If you are needing it for class, or required to read it, you need to buy it and keep it. Tons of great information in here!
Amelia
Jan 24, 2012 Amelia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I still can't believe that I read this entire text book from cover to cover. It was a good text book. Very useful information.
Kelly
Jan 21, 2010 Kelly rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: parenting, psychology
Textbook, probably the best on the subject by one of the premier experts. Can get an earlier edition and save some money.
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interesting book on child psychology. Class done!
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