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Tell me the truth – Talking to Children about Climate Change –

Tell me the truth – Talking to Children about Climate Change – | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it
Wallaby in a logged and burnt landscape At what age do we start questioning our parents’ honesty? Research tells us that, partly because it is in our best interests to do so, we happily accept the existence of Santa Clause and the Tooth Fairy until the age of eight. And what effect does it have…
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Judith Wakeman Cli-Fi: Reframing our response to Climate Change

Cli-Fi alone will not stop climate change
But Cli-Fi can Help People Develop a Growth Mindset,
And embrace the Adaptive (Healthy) Fight Responseto Climate Change.
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Cli-Fi: Reframing Eco-Anxiety In 2020 –

Cli-Fi: Reframing Eco-Anxiety In 2020 – | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it
Cli-Fi does not exist to tell children that Climate Change is real. Children already know Climate Change is real. Cli-Fi exists to tell children that Climate Change must be confronted.
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Books help teens navigate adolescence

Books help teens navigate adolescence | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it
Students need school librarians and dedicated reading programs to enhance their mental health and wellbeing.
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Developmental Bibliotherapy – An ounce of prevention —

Developmental Bibliotherapy – An ounce of prevention — | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it
If we could design a program for young adults with the aim of boosting good mental health, like a wellbeing vitamin, what would such a program look like?
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Read for Your Life: Literature as a Life Support System by Joseph Gold

Read for Your Life: Literature as a Life Support System by Joseph Gold | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it

Mr Gold adroitly and expertly advocates the necessity of reading in our lives, claiming that reading is a biological necessity in the same way as eating is. Reading is not a subject - it is thinking, imagining, understanding, feeling and healing.

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Better with Books: 500 Diverse Books to Ignite Empathy and Encourage Self-Acceptance in Tweens and Teens by Melissa Hart

Better with Books: 500 Diverse Books to Ignite Empathy and Encourage Self-Acceptance in Tweens and Teens by Melissa Hart | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it

Diverse contemporary fiction and memoir recommendations for preteens and teens with the goal of inspiring greater empathy for themselves, their peers, and the world around them.

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A Velocity of Being: Illustrated Letters to Children about Why We Read by 121 of the Most Inspiring Humans in Our World

A Velocity of Being: Illustrated Letters to Children about Why We Read by 121 of the Most Inspiring Humans in Our World | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it

Contributions by Jane Goodall, Yo-Yo Ma, Jacqueline Woodson, Ursula K. Le Guin, Mary Oliver, Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, Rebecca Solnit, Elizabeth Gilbert, Shonda Rhimes, Richard Branson, Marina Abramović, Judy Blume, and more.

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Therapy by the Book

Therapy by the Book | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it
Help students find solace, insight, and inspiration while reading. Plus, trauma-response resources for educators.
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Bibliotherapy: Helping Students, One Book at a Time — Polar Oceans — Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears

Bibliotherapy: Helping Students, One Book at a Time — Polar Oceans — Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it
Information and resources for Primary school aged children
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Reading Well - Books for Young people

Reading Well - Books for Young people | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it
Shelf Help, Books on Prescription and Mood Boosting books for young people. Take a tour for more resources and booklists.
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Developmental Bibliotherapy in the Classroom

Developmental Bibliotherapy programs run by trusted adults and using Young Adult Fiction can help teens navigate adolescence and manage their own wellbeing.
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Using Fiction to Help Teens Navigate Adolescence

Using Fiction to Help Teens Navigate Adolescence | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it

Developmental Bibliotherapy can improve the Mental Health of Young Adults in so many ways. Browse through this web site for research, resources, activities, inspiration and scientific proof that Students Need School Libraries to mitigate the disruption caused by mental illness, especially in the face of climate change, but also much more.

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Reading and the Default Mode Network –

Reading and the Default Mode Network – | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it
Reading Fiction activates the Default Mode Network, with its positive links to eudaimonic states and wellbeing, aesthetics, social responsibility, and the self awareness that necessitates the welfare of the self in future endeavours.
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Developmental Bibliotherapy in Young Adult Fiction: Why Teens need books now more than ever —

Developmental Bibliotherapy in Young Adult Fiction: Why Teens need books now more than ever — | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it

At a time when our children and young adults need their stories told more than ever, we are turning our back on their need by downsizing school libraries, abandoning reading programs in favour of academic programs and moving teacher librarians into classrooms.

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Developmental Bibliotherapy: Cultivating Core Confidence 

Developmental Bibliotherapy: Cultivating Core Confidence  | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it
Developmental Bibliotherapy is designed to help young people navigate their developmental years, and can be reinvigorated throughout one’s life, simply by picking up the right book.
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The Story Cure: An A-Z of Books to Keep Kids Happy, Healthy and Wise by Ella Berthoud

The Story Cure: An A-Z of Books to Keep Kids Happy, Healthy and Wise by Ella Berthoud | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it

Wise and witty, The Story Cure will help any small person you know through the trials and tribulations of growing up, and help you fill their bookshelves with adventure, insight and a lifetime of fun.

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YA Books About Mental Illness and Mental Health | Book Riot

YA Books About Mental Illness and Mental Health | Book Riot | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it
Mental health is crucial to our overall health. It's impossible to separate the two, and yet, it happens all the time. But with the rise in diagnoses of mental health challenges—in part because of a
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#DiverseBookbloggersDiscuss: On why I made a Trigger Warnings Database

#DiverseBookbloggersDiscuss: On why I made a Trigger Warnings Database | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it

This Blogger has produced a Google Docs database of Trigger Warnings - You will find the link on this page

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Bibliotherapy for Obsessive/Compulsive Readers

Bibliotherapy for Obsessive/Compulsive Readers | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it
A blog on Bibliotherapy - reading lists and other interesting resources
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ReLit

ReLit | Developmental Bibliotherapy | Scoop.it
ReLit is the Foundation for the complementary treatment of stress, anxiety and other conditions through immersion in the arts.
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