Read & Reach is an online resource for incorporating physical activity into storytimes and reading! Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the US, and library/classroom storytimes are a great opportunity for health promotion and to teach children the importance of healthy lifestyle practices.
Read & Reach is your resource to include physical activity and health promotion into storytime and children’s programming. This resource provides information for over 70 children’s books that can be used in programing to promote physical activity. These books are also great options for your next StoryWalk(R) project!
What types of books are you looking for?
Books for differently-abled youth
Books for toddlers/young children
Books that celebrate diversity
Books with instructional pictures
Librarian & educator resources
This resource was created through an ALA Carnegie Whitney Grant. This project was developed at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science. Thanks to the generosity of the creators, this resource has been reproduced in its entirety on the Let’s Move in Libraries website! To see the original website, please consult the Internet Archive.
Learn more about this resource using the links below:
Coloring Pages!: images created by author/illustrator Suzanne Bloom