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Early Childhood Education Research Guide: Book Review

A guide to resources for early childhood education and child development

The Assignment

Compose a 2-page book review.  Write the review with future education students in mind.  Include:

  • Title of the book
  • Name of the author
  • Why you chose the book
  • Best part of the book/parts that "spoke" to you
  • Significant learning points (significant to you are the reader--big themes, small details)
  • Relationship between the book and class themes
  • Recommendations for future readership--who should read this book?  why?

See the assignment sheet linked below, including the list of suggested titles

How to Write a Good Book Review

Try the writing guides listed below for ideas on how to write a good book review:

Book Options

Most of the books on ECE 102 assignment sheet linked in the box on the left are available in the college library.

Some are currently on order and should be available soon.

Search by title or author in the catalog under the Find Books tab above to find a book and its location in this library.

Distance students can have a book delivered to one of the local public libraries by using the Request button.

Finding Books in Other Libraries

If the library does not own a particular book, or if you come up with a new title, use the suggestions below to find a copy of the book in another library and request it:

Research Help

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Robert Krzanowski