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Stories Pictures And Reality

Author : Virginia Lowe
ISBN : 9780415397230
Genre : Psychology
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Stories, Pictures and Reality follows two children as they work out the reality status of stories and pictures, with a daily parent-observer record from the birth of the first child until the second is eight, a span of eleven years in all. Together these children pick through the meaning of stories and the motivations of the characters they discover in this unique first-hand description of the discernment that children bring to books from an early age, full of revealing quotes that tell us a great deal about the cognitive development of our young readers: "It's a joke 'cause it couldn't really have happened", "I'll tell you what's pretend: Batman, Robin, Superman, pirates, cowboys and Indians". "Pussy cats don't fly kites!", "The man who drawed it was wrong". In analysis this longitudinal study shows that children have more insight and understanding than they are often given credit for and that they approach subjects that puzzle the most sophisticated of thinkers with an elegant simplicity beyond the expectations of conventional psychologists and children's literature commentators. This book urges readers, especially practitioners and academics, to afford greater respect to what young children are capable of in this area.

The Magic Of Reality

Author : Richard Dawkins
ISBN : 9781451675047
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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The best-selling author of The God Delusion and the artist of such award-winning graphic novels as Wizard and Glass address key scientific questions previously explained by rich mythologies, from the evolution of the first humans and the life cycle of stars to the principles of a rainbow and the origins of the universe. 150,000 first printing.

True Story Of Pocahontas

Author : Dr. Linwood "Little Bear" Custalow
ISBN : 9781555918675
Genre : History
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The True Story of Pocahontas is the first public publication of the Powhatan perspective that has been maintained and passed down from generation to generation within the Mattaponi Tribe, and the first written history of Pocahontas by her own people.

Listening In The Primary School

Author : T. S. Duff
ISBN : 085563149X
Genre : Education
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Seven Year Olds

Author : W. T. Renehan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105007971919
Genre : Psychology
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Tell Me A Mitzi

Author : Lore Segal
ISBN : 9780486817750
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 66. 75 MB
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Three household adventures in the life of Mitzi include an intended trip to grandmother's, sharing a family cold, and reversing the President's motorcade.

Narrative Thought And Narrative Language

Author : Bruce K. Britton
ISBN : 9781317785866
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Since before the dawn of history, people have been telling stories to each other and to themselves. Thus stories are at the root of human experience. This volume describes empirical investigations by Jerome Bruner, Wallace Chafe, David Olson, and others on the relationship between stories and cognition. Using philosophical, linguistic, anthropological, and psychological perspectives on narrative, the contributors provide a definitive, highly diversified portrait of human cognition.

The Dial

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ISBN : WISC:89012369898
Genre : Little magazines
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The Psychological Impact Of School Experience

Author : Patricia Minuchin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105033341939
Genre : Educational psychology
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The F Word

Author : Louis Anderson
ISBN : 0446568651
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 45. 36 MB
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Take it from a man whose family background includes brawls, visits from "aliens," star-billing on FBI wanted posters, and, oh yes, an altercation with the Swedish Mafia -- families can be brutal! But because we all have one, Louie Anderson has written this honest, funny, and brilliant survival manual for anyone who's ever choked on... THE F WORD Long before he became one of America's favorite comedians, Louie Anderson was one of eleven children in a Minnesota family headed by an alcoholic father who was all for having kids but clueless about supporting them. It was the kind of childhood you have to learn to laugh at to survive, yet it yielded rich dividends: a host of hilarious and heartbreaking stories, as well as 49 Family Survival Tips stamped with true wisdom.

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