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The Good-bye Window: A Year in the Life of a Day-Care Center

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Have you ever wondered what really goes on at your child’s day-care center after you say good-bye? Harriet Brown did. To satisfy her curiosity, she spent an entire year observing Red Caboose, a center in Madison, Wisconsin. This engaging and thought-provoking book is the story of that year.
    In her beautifully written personal account, journalist and mother Brown takes u
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published October 12th 1998 by University of Wisconsin Press
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As someone who spends less than an hour at a time with groups of kids, I am in continual awe of the parents and teachers who are "on" all day, every day. For the most part I am inspired by the interactions I witness between adults and children at work, but I also know for a fact that not every parent deserves that title. Although more widely socially accepted today than during the 90s when this book was published, affordable and stimulating early child care is still not seen for the investment i ...more
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