Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Can Reading Help Kids Lose Weight?

Interesting article from Time.

1 comment:

Melissa said...

Elisabeth, thanks for this link--I found this REALLY interesting, because although bibliotherapy (using books to address or resolve emotional or behavioral issues) has been around a long time, there's a faction of librarians who worry that it can be more limiting than beneficial to try to match a book too closely to a child's situation. (Read a great Horn Book essay on this perspective.) Yet here's a study that shows that the book that helped the MOST was the one most obviously connected!