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Recommended Reading

The following books may be useful for further information on child care and other parenting concerns: 

Auerbach, Stevanne. Choosing Childcare:  Finding and Keeping the Best Childcare Arrangements. Institute for Childhood Resources, 2009.

Brazelton, T. Berry, MD and Joshua D. Sparrow, MD. Touchpoints:  Birth to Three. Da Capo Press, 2006.

Brazelton, T. Berry, MD and  Joshua D. Sparrow, MD. Touchpoints:  Three to Six. Da Capo Press, 2002.

Boucher, Michelle. Bon Voyage:  Leaving the Kids Home, the Complete Guide to Overnight Childcare. Hands of the Sun Pub., 1997.

Carlton, Susan and Coco Myers. The Nanny Book:  The Smart Parent’s Guide to Hiring, Firing and Every Sticky Situation in Between. St. Martin’s Press. 1999.

Cochran, Eva, and Moncrieff Cochran. Child Care That Works: A Parent’s Guide to Finding Quality Childcare. Gryphon House, Incorporated, 2001.

Connell, Linda H. The Childcare Answer Book. Sphinx Publishing, 2005.

Dodge, Diane Trister and Joanne Phinney. A Parent's Guide to Preschool. Wadsworth Publishing, 2002.

Dodge, Diane Trister, Our Program for Infants, Toddlers, and Twos:  A Parent's Guide. Teaching Strategies, 2007.

Douglas, Ann. The Unofficial Guide to Childcare. Wiley, John & Sons, Inc., 1998.

Douglas, Ann.  Choosing Childcare for Dummies. John, Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004.

Greco, Carol. Oh No! We Need a Nanny!: The In-Home Childcare Dilemma. iUniverse Incorporated, 2000

Hernan, Frances Anne.  The ABCs of Hiring a Nanny, Expanded Version.  MacGavick Field Pub. 2000

Jervis, Kathe. Separation:  Supporting Children in Their Preschool Transitions. National Association for the Education of Young Children, 2007

Liebermann, Ruth K. Au Pairing Up! How to Maximize the Learning Curves of America ’s Best Childcare Solution!. Musical Idiot Press, 2001


We provide a list of books for your convenience. The EAP is not responsible for the availability, accuracy, or content of these books, nor does it endorse them. These books are not an attempt to provide any counseling or other type of intervention



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