This Interest Group blog is for Arapahoe Library District staff to discuss services, programs and more related to youth services.
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!
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