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Reading for Character: Principles of Bibliotherapy Applied to Children’s Literature

@inproceedings{Parker2005ReadingFC,
  title={Reading for Character: Principles of Bibliotherapy Applied to Children’s Literature},
  author={Karen Parker},
  year={2005}
}
In the past decade, interest has revived in character education, a facet of American education from the earliest days of the nation’s history. Bibliotherapy, the process of reading books with a therapeutic intent, is an effective means to implement character education within the curriculum. Bibliotherapy is a child-friendly and noninvasive technique that can be used in various groupings, settings, and ability levels. Book selection, active dialogue, and follow-up activities are critical… 

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