Hospitalized Children and Books
- Publish Date: 1992-03-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Marcella F. Anderson
In this revised and updated second edition, the author focuses on the goals and values of providing library services to hospitalized children, as well as showing how to go about doing it. All aspects of the hospital library program offered in the bookstory hour themes, poetry writing, developmental bibliotherapy, and procedures for reading aloud to the young patienthave been hospital- tested. Anderson also considers the practicalities. The cognitive and emotional needs of the young patients who benefit from the interventions of books and stories are stressed. Drawings and photo.