explores multiple aspects in the developing life of a baby, discussing physical needs, emotional expressions, intellectual pursuits, and social development;highlights real-life examples from public libraries that relate to how these developmental processes present themselves while babies and families interact in the library;presents Baby Steps for each topical area, providing service tips and suggestions that can be easily or inexpensively put into practice;offers Big Steps, conversational points that invite librarians to think creatively about further investment, support, funding, and collaborative efforts; andincludes carefully selected research findings and other information that can be used for planning, policymaking, and advocacy. With Knoll's guidance, children`s librarians will be informed and inspired to rise to the challenge of providing quality service to babies, toddlers, and care providers.
Publisher: American Library Association
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 191 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 7 mm