Heavy Messages

The Duke researchers asked obese females ages 9 to 13 who were already in a comprehensive weight loss program to read an age-appropriate novel called Lake Rescue (Beacon Street Press). It was carefully crafted with the help of pediatric experts to include specific healthy lifestyle and weight management guidance, as well as positive messages and strong role models.

Reading Novel Can Help Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Shows

Suffice it to say I’m NOT a fan of “carefully” crafting novels this way.  In fact I’m skittish about bibliotheraphy in general.  It is great when a book helps someone deal with something like a weight problem, but to target a piece of writing (start to finish) this way?  I’m not enthused.

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