“If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Three important web sites documenting Trigger Warnings to be aware of and support - the titles speak for themselves... Lauren Hanna's Book Trigger List Lauren Hannah writes …
Confronting the Difficult Topics in YA Fiction
YA Authors take their responsibility very seriously when writing about difficult topics.
Stories Help Young People Navigate Adolescence.
Reading fiction helps adolescents navigate personal and emotional development during their teens, and can help to mitigate the disruptive effects of mental health throughout their entire lives.
Cultivating Core Confidence
Developmental Bibliotherapy builds Core Confidence by nurturing our self efficacy, our hope, our optimisim and our resilience.
An Ounce of Prevention
By introducing young people to the world of fiction, we are enabling them to find their own special place to be reinvigorated throughout their lives simply by picking up the right book.
Why Teens need books now more than ever…
Developmental Bibliotherapy is an effective technique for empowering young people's lives. The advantages are many and the disadvantages are few.