[UCP Books]: Two books from master teacher Vivian Gussin Paley

“Of the many books in our field on the critical role of play in the lives of young children, those with Paley’s unique voice and insight stand out. . . . This book nourishes our teaching souls.”
Young Children 


Two books from master teacher  

Vivian Gussin Paley

The Boy on the Beach
Building Community through Play

Boys and Girls
Superheroes in the Doll Corner
New Edition


Publication date: May 13, 2014 International publication date: May 27, 2014


“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 approval of that of girls raises an important issue.”
Carole Wade, Psychology Today


Vivian Gussin Paley worked for nearly forty years as a preschool and kindergarten teacher and is the author of thirteen books about young children.


Please contact Levi Stahl at (773) 702-0289 or lstahl@press.uchicago.edu for more information.




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