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Childhood Education: Books

This guide provides an overview of childhood education resources located through the Leonard Lief Library at Lehman College.


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Overview & Background Information

Encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks are excellent sources to get an introduction or overview on a topic, and to find search terms.

Book Search Terms

The following search terms and phrases may help you find books on childhood education topics:

Education, Primary

First grade (Education)

Fourth grade (Education)


Primary school teaching

Readiness for school

School supervision, Primary

Second grade (Education)

Third grade (Education)

E-Books on Childhood Education

Click on the link below to access the Library's e-book holdings on special education.

Handbooks in Library

Education Reference Books are Located on the 3rd Floor of the Leonard Lief Library

Handbook of early literacy research / edited by Susan B. Neuman, David K. Dickinson. New York : Guilford Press, 2003. Lehman College  Reserve Textbooks LB1139.5 .L35 H37 2003 Reserve Loan