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Kids and Obesity

This series provides teachers and other professionals with ammunition in the war against childhood obesity. Each book presents a different facet of this issue -- healthy eating choices and emotional and self-esteem issues. Topics are presented sympathetically and clearly for young readers, explaining the reasons, the risks, and ways to fight back against obesity.

10 volumes
2011
10+
5th+
7 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches
"Where the material shines is in its holistic approach. Readers are encouraged to develop their inner lives as much as their physical selves and to take responsibility for their own health and eating habits." "The authors also include healthy self-esteem as a factor in obesity prevention: an entire volume is devoted to the link between food and emotions, a topic not often seen in health literature for children." "This brightly-colored, ego-boosting, responsibility-championing series is a winner."
School Library Journal
"This entire series would make a welcome addition to the elementary and middle school classroom libraries, providing ample areas of discussion and suggestions for health lessons in particular."
Review
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
"In this series, children of all ages will benefit from the information about keeping their bodies healthy. Each book creatively provides health tips to help children overcome eating disorders, bad eating habits, and body complacency. Not only will readers find fun facts in side captions, there are also definitions of words discussed in the text."
Library Media Connection
At Home in Your Body: Care for the Shape You're In
by Rae Simons

Hardcover Available
eBook Available

Bigger Isn't Always Better: Choosing Your Portions
by Rae Simons

Hardcover Available
eBook Available

Cookies or Carrots? You Are What You Eat
by Helen Thompson

Hardcover Available
eBook Available
Paperback Available

Does Television Make You Fat? Lifestyle and Obesity
by Rae Simons

Hardcover Available
eBook Available
Paperback Available

Getting Stronger, Getting Fit: The Importance of Exercise
by Jamie Hunt

Hardcover Available
eBook Available

I Eat When I'm Sad: Food and Feelings
by Rae Simons

Hardcover Available
eBook Available

The Truth About Diets: What's Right for You?
by Jamie Hunt

Hardcover Available
eBook Available
Paperback Available

Tired of Being Teased: Obesity and Others
by Jamie Hunt

Hardcover Available
eBook Available

Too Many Sunday Dinners: Family and Diet
by Rae Simons

Hardcover Available
eBook Available
Paperback Available

Weighted Down: When Being Overweight Makes You Sick
by Helen Thompson

Hardcover Available
eBook Available




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