The Power of Play

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Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul
1.  Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul by Christopher Vaughan
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Free-Range Kids, How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children (Without Going Nuts with Worry)
2.  Free-Range Kids, How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children (Without Going Nuts with Worry) by Lenore Skenazy
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KaBOOM!: How One Man Built a Movement to Save Play
3.  KaBOOM!: How One Man Built a Movement to Save Play by Darell Hammond
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H. G. Wells Floor Games: A Father's Account of Play and Its Legacy of Healing (The Sandplay Classics series)
4.  H. G. Wells Floor Games: A Father's Account of Play and Its Legacy of Healing (The Sandplay Classics series) by Barbara A. Turner
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A Child's Work: The Importance of Fantasy Play
5.  A Child's Work: The Importance of Fantasy Play by Vivian Gussin Paley
$8.79   Used & New from: $4.75
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The Playful Brain: Venturing to the Limits of Neuroscience
6.  The Playful Brain: Venturing to the Limits of Neuroscience by Sergio Pellis
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The Genius of Play: Celebrating the Spirit of Childhood (Hawthorn Press Early Years)
7.  The Genius of Play: Celebrating the Spirit of Childhood (Hawthorn Press Early Years) by Sally Jenkinson
$22.50   Used & New from: $3.12
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Dr. Toy's Smart Play: How to Raise a Child with a High PQ (Play Quotient)
8.  Dr. Toy's Smart Play: How to Raise a Child with a High PQ (Play Quotient) by Stevanne Auerbach
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The Case For Make Believe: Saving Play in a Commercialized World
9.  The Case For Make Believe: Saving Play in a Commercialized World by Susan Linn
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Reclaiming Childhood: Letting Children Be Children in Our Achievement-Oriented Society
10.  Reclaiming Childhood: Letting Children Be Children in Our Achievement-Oriented Society by William C. Crain
$15.63   Used & New from: $3.99
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Einstein Never Used Flashcards: How Our Children Really Learn--and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less
11.  Einstein Never Used Flashcards: How Our Children Really Learn--and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
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Children's Play: The Roots of Reading
12.  Children's Play: The Roots of Reading by Edward Zigler
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A Running Start: How Play, Physical Activity and Free Time Create a Successful Child
13.  A Running Start: How Play, Physical Activity and Free Time Create a Successful Child by Rae Pica
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The Power of Play: Learning What Comes Naturally
14.  The Power of Play: Learning What Comes Naturally by David Elkind
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Bad Guys Don't Have Birthdays: Fantasy Play at Four
15.  Bad Guys Don't Have Birthdays: Fantasy Play at Four by Vivian Gussin Paley
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Making Play Work: The Promise of After-School Programs for Low-Income Children
16.  Making Play Work: The Promise of After-School Programs for Low-Income Children by Robert Halpern
$21.75   Used & New from: $0.77
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Essential books for early years professionals bundle: Enhancing Learning through Play: A developmental perspective for early years settings
17.  Essential books for early years professionals bundle: Enhancing Learning through Play: A developmental perspective for early years settings by Christine MacIntyre
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Knowledge Under Construction: The Importance of Play in Developing Children's Spatial and Geometric Thinking
18.  Knowledge Under Construction: The Importance of Play in Developing Children's Spatial and Geometric Thinking by Daniel Ness
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Supporting Play: Birth Through Age Eight
19.  Supporting Play: Birth Through Age Eight by Dorothy Justus Sluss
$85.54   Used & New from: $0.64
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Animals at Play: Rules of the Game
20.  Animals at Play: Rules of the Game by Marc Bekoff
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Animal Play: Evolutionary, Comparative and Ecological Perspectives
21.  Animal Play: Evolutionary, Comparative and Ecological Perspectives by Marc Bekoff
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Evolutionary Playwork
22.  Evolutionary Playwork by Bob Hughes
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The Genesis of Animal Play: Testing the Limits (Bradford Books)
23.  The Genesis of Animal Play: Testing the Limits (Bradford Books) by Gordon M. Burghardt
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The Nature of Play: Great Apes and Humans
24.  The Nature of Play: Great Apes and Humans by Anthony D. Pellegrini PhD
$44.07   Used & New from: $39.66

BEYOND LOVE AND WORK: Why Adults Need to Play
25.  BEYOND LOVE AND WORK: Why Adults Need to Play by Lenore Terr
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Man, Play and Games
26.  Man, Play and Games by Roger Caillois
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Personal Project Pursuit: Goals, Action, and Human Flourishing
27.  Personal Project Pursuit: Goals, Action, and Human Flourishing by Brian R. Little
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Play in Child Development and Psychotherapy: Toward Empirically Supported Practice (Lea's Personality and Clinical Psychology)
28.  Play in Child Development and Psychotherapy: Toward Empirically Supported Practice (Lea's Personality and Clinical Psychology) by Sandra Walker Russ
$61.75   Used & New from: $5.86

Environments for Outdoor Play: A Practical Guide to Making Space for Children
29.  Environments for Outdoor Play: A Practical Guide to Making Space for Children by Theresa Casey
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