Book Reviews
July 1935

Growth and Development of the Young Child.

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By Winifred Rand, Mary E. Sweeny and E. Lee Vincent. Price, $2.75. Pp. 429, with 57 illustrations. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Company, 1934.

Am J Dis Child. 1935;50(1):302-303. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1935.01970070311026

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In this book the authors have collected the latest knowledge concerning the physical and mental growth of infants and young children. It is written for the laity and is designed for use as a text in a study group. At the end of each chapter is a list of questions for use in discussion. The material for this textbook was obtained from the best of recent publications, and the bibliography at the end of each section suggests references for use in collateral reading.

The psychology of the small child and his relation to the family are thoroughly discussed. The prenatal care of the mother is also considered. One chapter is devoted to the care and feeding of the baby.

This book is highly recommended as a text for a group of mothers who desire to obtain a better understanding of the behavior, growth and physiologic processes of young children. The

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