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The Essentials of Child Development, 6th edition

9781942041832
THE ESSENTIALS OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT is a concise, chronologically organized text that incorporates a solid research base with a strong multicultural focus, applications to the lives of real children, and an accessible presentation. The Essentials of Child Development illustrates the cognitive, psychosocial, and physical development of children in the context of today's society. The Sixth Edition includes increased coverage of the role of adults in the lives of children with expanded discussions of the applied and practical implications of developmental research for parenting, teaching, nursing, etc.

Textbook Options

Online eBook

Provides access to the online textbook, which works on Windows, Apple, Android, and most other devices. The online version includes highlighting, notes, and search tools. NO PRINTING OPTION. Available in both our new ePub reader and the TMReader for a limited time. Please refer to the LearnMore PDF below for more info and a list of compatible devices.  

Price: $39.95

Digital Bundle (Online eBook + Downloadable PDF Files)

BEST VALUE: Provides access to the online textbook, which works on Windows, Apple, Android, and most other devices. The online version includes highlighting, notes, and search tools. PLUS the Digital Bundle includes downloadable PDF files (by chapter) for easy self-printing and off-line studying. Please refer to the LearnMore PDF below for more info and a list of compatible devices. This option/format is recommended for students covered under the Americans with Disability Act (ADA).  

Price: $45.95

Hybrid Bundle #1 (Black&White Paperback + Online eBook)

Provides students with print and online versions of the textbook for convenience and easy access. This black & white paperback is shipped directly to you (allow 5-7 business days). Use the Online Book (see description above for compatibility requirements)  version on a laptop or PC (Windows or MAC only)  while waiting for paperback delivery. Please refer to the LearnMore PDF below for more info.  

Price: $54.95

Hybrid Bundle #2 (Black&White Loose-leaf + Online eBook)

A loose-leaf version of the book plus free access to the Online Book (see description above for compatibility requirements). Fits in 3-ring binder (not provided). Use the Online Book on a laptop or PC while the black & white loose-leaf is shipped directly to you (allow 5 to 7 business days).  Please refer to the LearnMore PDF below for more info.  

Price: $49.95

Hybrid Bundle #3 (4-Color Paperback + Online eBook)

A 4-color version of the book plus free access to the Online Book (see description above for compatibility requirements). Use the Online Book while the paperback is shipped directly to you (allow 5 to 7 business days). Use the Online Book version on a laptop or PC while waiting for paperback delivery. Please refer to the LearnMore PDF below for more info.  

Price: $69.95

Student Supplements

Quizlet Study Set for Child Development 6e

Quizlet is an easy-to-use online learning tool built from all the key terms from the textbook. Students can turbo charge their studying via digital flashcards and other types of study apps, including tests and games. Students are able to listen to audio, as well as, create their own flashcards. Quizlet is a cross-platform application and can be used on a desktop, tablet or smartphone.    

 

Price: $9.95