Infants and Children: Prenatal Through Early Childhood
Discusses topics in development from prenatal issues through early childhood. Real examples illustrate the diversity of children in the US and worldwide. This text is grounded in current research and covers social issues for children and families with a multicultural emphasis.
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MidTwentieth Century Influences
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