Kindergarten Reading List

Kindergarten Matters
Dr. Linda Cameron

Recommended Reading List


Barone, D.M & Morrow, L. M (editors) (2003). Literacy and young children: Research-based practices. New York: Guilford Press.

Bruer, J.T. (1999). The myth of the first three years: A new understanding of early brain development and lifelong learning. New York: The Free Press.

Crain, William C. (2003). Reclaiming Childhood : Letting Children Be Children in Our Achievement-Oriented Society. New York: Henry Holt & Company.

Elkind, David (2007). The power of play: How spontaneous imaginative activities lead to happier, healthier children. Cambridge MA: Da Capo Lifelong Books.

Gallas, K. (1998). “Sometimes I can be anything”: Power, gender, and identity in a primary classroom. New York: Teachers College Press.

Hirsh-Pasek, Kathy and Golinkoff, Roberta Michnick (2003). Einstein never used flash cards. Rodale Books.

Louv, Richard. (2005). Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books.

Paley, Vivian Gussin (2004). A Child’s Work: The importance of fantasy play. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Roskos, K. A. & Christie, J.F. (editors) (2000). Play and Literacy in early childhood. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc.

Striker, S. (2001) Young at art: Teaching toddlers self-expression. Problem-solving skills, and an appreciation for art. New York: Henry Holt and Company.