Healing Stories: Picture Books for the Big and Small Changes in a Child's Life
With over 500 hand-picked titles, Healing Stories recommends carefully selected books essential for any adult looking to help children cope with their growing pains through reading. Annotated with helpful commentary, these titles cover everything from kids' everyday trials (losing baby teeth, starting school, having a bad day) to more emotionally stressful events (death of a pet, moving, illness), giving adults all the information they need to choose the right books. Also features useful tips to make reading fun and helpful for both adults and children.
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Golding (psychology, Univ. of California, San Francisco) is a psychologist in private practice who works with children. Here she writes about sharing picture books with children as a means of ... Read full review
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