Taking Weight Problems to School Book
- Teach children to empathize with peers who have weight problems
- Help children with weight problems or similar conditions feel safe and accepted
- Includes a quiz for students and tips for teachers
- Grades: Pre-K-3
Written by Michelle L. Dean and Illustrated by Tom Dineen. This book is part of The Special Kids in School Series and is a must-have for every counselor, teacher, school nurse, parent, or caregiver. This beautifully illustrated and fun-to-read storybook tells the story of Tina, a kid living with a weight problem. Tina, a young girl who feels left out at school because she is overweight. She shares her feelings about her weight problem with readers. In her counseling group she learns about healthy eating habits, the importance of exercise, as well as other types of eating disorders. In addition, children with a weight problem or children who have conditions that set them apart as being different begin to feel accepted and safe. Book includes a Kid Quiz to reinforce new information and Ten Tips for Teachers to provide additional facts and ideas for teacher use. 32 pages, softcover.