Children's literature for health awareness

Children's literature for health awareness

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Over a wide range of health-related topics, the authors provide direction for educators, health professionals, librarians, and parents in search of children's literature that addresses the health concerns, needs, and problems of children in kindergarten through 8th grade. They describe many appealing trade books that can offer children help and guidance to lifestyle factors and health behaviors that influence their emotional, physical, and social well-being. Extensive annotated bibliographies focus on various types of multicultural literature that speak to children about family life nutrition, relationships, sexuality, gender, disease prevention, self-concept, drug use and abuse, community health problems, and many other developmentally appropriate health promotion issues. With lists, resources, and indexes.6 The bulk of the program for each elementary school grade consists of literature anthologies which are graded to suit children of different reading abilities. ... of the selections, in terms of vocabulary, sentence structure, and concept, match the ability level of the children for whom the selections are intended. ... Having analyzed the literature selections in a sixth- grade basal text published in 1987, one reading specialist found aquot;. . . that 40% ... bonesa#39; plot while adding stylized illustrations.


Title:Children's literature for health awareness
Author: Anthony L. Manna, Cynthia Wolford Symons
Publisher:Scarecrow Pr - 1992-01
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