Enhancing outcomes through children’s literature

Seden, Janet (2009). Enhancing outcomes through children’s literature. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 4(2) pp. 142–147.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17450120902887343


This article considers how child outcomes can be improved through parent/child reading. The article suggests that while this process is well understood in education, it may be overlooked by other child welfare professionals. The article argues that practitioners can utilize this process when assessing and intervening with children in need and looked after children. It draws from aliterature review and empirical study and summarizes some key findin gs.

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