TITLE

Building Resilience through the Amanda Award

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Jami
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Florida Media Quarterly;Fall2009, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the development of Library Ladder of Resiliency through the Amanda Award among the students in the U.S. This serves as a synthesis of the findings of Ruth Smith and Emmy Werner in moving children from at risk to being resilient. The ladder includes mentoring, hobbies and interests, and reading. It notes that the Amanda Award programs are developed by proactive school librarians to direct the social, academic, and emotional needs of the students.
ACCESSION #
51695101

 

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