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ECE 201 Child Development Day: Books

Fall 2018 ECE 201 class

Early Childhood Education Books at the Library

Early Childhood Education (Print) Reference Books

Library Catalog

The Peninsula Library System Catalog includes books from Libraries throughout San Mateo County.  To search only for books at Cañada, under Location select Cañada.

Good Keywords to use when searching for books related to ECE include:

  •  Early childhood education
  • Education, preschool
  • Child Development
  • Child Psychology
  • Parenting

To find information on your specific topic, try using various keywords and synonyms to locate the most appropriate subject headings and descriptors used by the PLS catalog and article databases.  Note the most useful subject headings, concepts, or terms and combine those in your search strategies.  Some of the following may be helpful:

  • Preschool children
  • Play
  • Curriculum planning
  • Child welfare
  • Abused children
  • Children and computers
  • Information technology
  • Computers
  • Play
  • Art
  • Art appreciation
  • Music
  • Creative ability
  • Child rearing
  • English language
  • Language arts (Early childhood)
  • Literacy
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Resilience (Personality trait) in children
  • Stress management for children
  • Child mental health
  • Emotions in children



eBooks: Academic Collection (EBSCO)