Cohen, L.E. & Waite-Stupiansky, S. (April 2017) Theories of early childhood: Developmental, Behaviorist, and Critical. New York, NY: Routledge.

Cohen, L.E. & Waite-Stupiansky, S. (2013). Learning Across the Early Childhood Curriculum, Advances in Early Education and Day Care (Vol. 17). United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishers.

Cohen, L.E. & Waite-Stupiansky, S. (2011). Play: A polyphony of research, theories , and issues. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Book Chapters

Cohen, L.E. & Waite-Stupiansky, S. (Publication, Fall 2016). Play for all ages: An exploration of intergenerational play. In M. Patte & J. Sutterby (Eds.), Celebrating 40 Years of Research: Reflecting on our Past, Exploring the Present, and Playing into the Future, Play and Culture Studies, Vol. 13, Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

Cohen, L.E. (2016). Economic differences in play. In D. L. Couchenour & J.K. Chrisman. (Eds.). The Sage Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education, (pp. 512-513). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication.

Cohen, L.E. (2015). Play through a Bakhtinian Lens. In S. Eberle, T. ,Henricks, J.E. Johnson, & D. Kushner (Eds.), The Handbook of the Study of Play, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Cohen, L.E. & Friedman, D. (2015). The Early Development Instrument: A bioecological view of school readiness. In W. Parnell & J.M. Iorio (Eds.), Rethinking Readiness in Early Childhood Education: Implications for Policy and Practice, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Cohen, L.E. (2014). Effects of schooling on language development. In P. Brooks & V. Kempe (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Language Development (pp. 188- 189). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Cohen, L.E. (Revised and Accepted). Preschool discourse interactions: Playful meaning making from a carnival lens. Knowledge Cultures.

Cohen, L.E. & Emmons, J. (2016). Block play: Spatial language with preschool and school-aged children. Early Childhood Development and Care.

Cohen, L.E. (2015). Layers of discourse in children’s play: An exploration of double- voicing in children’s social interactions. International Journal of Early Childhood, Springer Publishing.

Cohen, L.E., Kramer-Vida, L., Frye, N., & Andreou, M. (2014). The effect of bilingual instruction and play on preschoolers’ English proficiency. International Journal of Play. doi: 10.1080/21594937.2013.876573.

Cohen, L.E. (2011). Bakhtin's carnival and pretend role play: A Comparison of social Contexts. 4(2). American Journal of Play. Rochester, NY: The Strong Museum.

Cohen, L.E., Kramer-Vida, L., & Frye, N. (2012). Using dialogic reading as professional development to improve students' English and Spanish vocabulary. NHSA Dialog, 15(1), 1-22. doi: 10.1080/15240754.2011.636490.

Cohen, L.E., Kramer-Vida, L., & Frye, N. (2012). Implementing dialogic reading with culturally, linguistically diverse preschool children. NHSA Dialog, 15(1), 1-7. doi: 10.1080/15240754.2011.639965.

Cohen, L.E. (2009). The heteroglossic world of preschoolers’ pretend play.  Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood.  (In press)

Cohen, L.E., Kurstedt, R. & May, M. (2009).  Fluency, text structure, and comprehension: A complex relationship. Reading Horizons Journal, 49(2) (In press).

Cohen, L.E. (2009). Exploring cultural heritage in a kindergarten classroom.  Young Children, 64(3).

Cohen, L.E. (July 2008). Foucault and early childhood.  Educational Studies, 44(1), 7-21.

Cohen, L.E. (August 2007). Engaging children in useful words: Vocabulary instruction: in a third grade classroom.  Reading Horizons47 (4).

Cohen, L.E., Uhry, J.K.  (Spring 2007).  Young children’s discourse strategies during block play: A Bakhtinian approach.   Journal of Research in Childhood Education.

Cohen, L.E.  (2006, Spring/Summer). Gender differences in young children’s language during play.  Play, Policy, & Practice Connections. Newsletter of the National Association for the Education of Young Children20(1), 8-11.

Waite-Stupiansky, S., Klugman, E., Cohen, L. (2003).  Further your professional interests: Join the Play, Policy, Practice Interest Forum. Young Children, 58 (3), 58-59.

Blagojevic, B. & Cohen, L.  (2002). Starting school: Observing the whole child.  Early Childhood Today,17, (1), 38-47.

Cohen, L. (Fall, 2000). Playing for keeps trialogue forum. Play, Policy & Practice Connections. Newsletter for the Play, Policy & Practice Caucus of the NAEYC. Volume V, Issue 2.

Cohen, L. (1999). The Power of Portfolios. Early Childhood Today. 13 (5), 22-29.

Cohen, L. (Spring/Summer, 1999). Valuing play in the present. Play, Policy & Practice Connections. Newsletter for the Play, Policy & Practice Caucus of the NAEYC. Volume IV, Issue 2.

Cohen, L. (1998, Feb.).Reading and writing biographies. Let’s Find Out. pp.4.

Cohen, L. (1998). Field trips that teach. Early Childhood Today. 12 (5), 30-37.

Cohen, L. (1998, April). Time for nature. Let’s Find Out. pp.4.

Cohen, L. (1997). How I developed my kindergarten book backpack program. Young Children. 52 (2), 69-71.

Cohen, L. (Ed.) Play, Policy & Practice Connections. Newsletter for the Play, Policy & Practice Interest  Forum of the NAEYC. Volume III, Issue 2. (Fall/Winter,1997).

Cohen, L. (1997). Documenting  play. Childhood Information Exchange. 118, 61-64.

Cohen, L. (1996, Jan.).Reading and writing in the content areas. Let’s Find Out. pp.4.

Cohen, L. (1996). Using multimedia techniques to assess young children. Early Childhood Today. 10 (5), 22-24.

Cohen, L. (1995).Literacy: then and now.  Early Childhood Today. 9 (4), p.39.

Cohen, L. (1995). Supporting at-home literacy.  Early Childhood Today. 9 (8), p.30-35.

Cohen, L. (1995, April).What can we do for earth day? Let’s Find Out. pp.4.

Cohen, L. (1995). Observing every child every day. Early Childhood Today. 10 (1),
p 41-43.

Cohen, L. (Summer, 1995).  Teacher as researcher.  Play, Policy & Practice Connections. Newsletter for the Play, Policy & Practice Caucus of the NAEYC. Volume I, Issue 1.

Cohen, L. (1993, April). Practical ideas for K/1 continuity. National All Day Kindergarten Newsletter.  pp.2