Teen novels feature plus-size characters who win the day

08/26/2009 | Google

More teenage literature is featuring plus-size characters who battle bullies and end up getting the guy -- or girl. The stories can help improve self-esteem among overweight readers, and many books don't end with the main character losing weight, which some young people consider a major breakthrough.

View Full Article in:

Google

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Am
Chicago, IL
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Vice Principal of Academics
Presentation High School
San Jose, CA