Table of contents for Children's play : the roots of reading / edited by Edward F. Zigler, Dorothy G. Singer, Sandra J. Bishop-Josef.

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List of Contributors
Foreword-The Promise of Play for Human Development
	Susan J. Oliver
	Dorothy G. Singer, Edward F. Zigler, and Sandra J. Bishop-Josef
Chapter 1-Play Under Siege: A Historical Overview
	Edward F. Zigler and Sandra J. Bishop-Josef
Chapter 2-Development in the First Years of Life
	Ross A. Thompson
Chapter 3-The Roots and Fruits of Pretending
	Marilyn Segal
Chapter 4-Real and Not Real: A Vital Developmental Dichotomy
	Brian Vandenberg
Chapter 5-School Readiness and Children's Play: Contemporary Oxymoron or Compatible Option?
	Sharon Lynn Kagan and Amy Lowenstein
Chapter 6-Fostering School Achievement and Creativity Through Sociodramatic Play in the Classroom
	Jerome L. Singer and Mawiyah A. Lythcott
Chapter 7-Examining the Play-Literacy Interface: A Critical Review and Future Directions
	Kathleen Roskos and James Christie
Chapter 8-Play in the Multicultural World of Children: Implications for Adults
	Barbara Bowman
Chapter 9-Revisiting SharedMeaning: Looking Through the Lens of Culture and Linking Shared Pretend Play Through Proto-Narrative Development to Emergent Literacy
	Carollee Howes and Alison Gallwey Wishard
Chapter 10-Play and School Readiness
	Sue Bredekamp
Chapter 11-Encouraging School Readiness Through Guided Pretend Games
	Dorothy G. Singer and Jerome L. Singer

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Play United States, Early childhood education United States