You should read Developing Person Through Childhood and Adolescence, if you are taking a child development class, overall the book is really great which works for the purpose. The book is written in understandable manner, organized and interesting to read and catch your attention, if you start reading this book, you will enjoy a lot and you will like to know more about the author Kathleen Stassen Berger and her writing style mainly. I will say the book is the most useful book which fulfil my psychology book reading requirements. There are many parts of the book in different chapters that are very helpful to understand each context and they are helpful in remembering and utilizing in our daily life. When you start breaking into other chapters the information will get more interesting and understandable and you will start reading fast. This book is good for your personal life, everything is covered that you needed.