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The boy on the beach : building community through play

Author: Vivian Gussin Paley
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
For 50 years, teacher Vivian Gussin Paley has been exploring the imagery, language, and lore of young children, asking the questions they ask of themselves. Here, she continues to do so, going deeper into the mystery of play as she follows Eli and Marianne through the kindergarten year, finding more answers and more questions.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian Gussin Paley
ISBN: 9780226150956 022615095X
OCLC Number: 951120573
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Description: 1 volume ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Vivian Gussin Paley.


What can the richly imagined, impressively adaptable fantasy world of children tell us about childhood, development, education, and even life itself? This book explores the imagery, language, and  Read more...


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"Paley has a sharp ear for the rhythm and inflections of childhood. Her vignettes give us a revealing glimpse into children's inner lives, and her discussion of her own discomfort with boys' play and Read more...

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