Children's literature for health awareness
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.
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