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Resources to Encourage Better Health for Children

 

Web

Action for Healthy Kids
http://www.actionforhealthykids.org

 

Alliance for a Healthier Generation
http://www.healthiergeneration.org

 

American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.aap.org

 

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education and Recreation
http://www.aahperd.org

 

American Diabetes Association  
http://www.diabetes.org

 

American Heart Association  
http://www.americanheart.org

 

American Obesity Association
http://www.obesity.org

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
http://www.cdc.gov

 

Dole 5-A-Day
http://www.dole5aday.com

 

Fruits and Veggies - More Matters
http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org

 

International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
http://www.ijbnpa.org

 

Iowa Department of Public Health
http://www.idph.state.ia.us

 

Iowa State University Extension
http://www.extension.iastate.edu

 

Iowans Fit For Life
www.state.ia.us/iowansfitforlife 

 

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute-We Can Program
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

 

National School Boards Association
http://www.nsba.org

 

PE Central
http://www.pecentral.org

 

PE For Life
http://www.pe4life.org

 

Physical Education Links
http://www.pelinks4u.org

 

President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
http://www.fitness.gov

 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
http://www.rwjf.org

 

Shaping America's Youth
http://www.shapingamericasyouth.org

 

The Endocrine Society
http://www.obesityinamerica.org

 

Children's books on Nutrition or Physical Activity
 

K-1 Grades

Eating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z, by Lois Ehlert- 0152009027

Feast for 10, by Cathryn Falwell, Clarion Books, 1993 ISBN - 0395720826

Tops and Bottoms, by Janet Stevens, Harcourt Brace & Company, 1995 - 0152928510

Bread and Jam for Frances, by Russell Hoban, Harper and Row, 1964 - 0064433366

Red Are the Apples, by Marc Harshman - ISBN - 0152060650

 

Bananas!, By Jacqueline Farmer, Charlesbridge, 1999 - ISBN - 0881061158

Apples, by Ken Robbins, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2002 - 0689830246

Oliver's Vegetables, by Vivian French, Orchard Books, 1995 - ISBN - 0531071049

How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?, by Jane Yolen - ISBN - 0439241022

Growing Vegetable Soup, by Lois Ehlert - ISBN - 0152325808

Bearobics: A Hip-Hop Counting Story - ISBN - 0670870349

                                                                   

2-3 Grades

Bread and Jam for Frances, by Russell Hoban - ISBN - 0064433366

 

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie, by Laura Joffe Numeroff - ISBN - 0061128562

The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein - ISBN - 0060840986

The Monster Health Book: A Guide to Eating Healthy, Being Active, & Feeling Great for Monsters & Kids!, by Edward Miller - ISBN - 0823421398

 

4-5-6 Grades

The Monster Health Book: A Guide to Eating Healthy, Being Active, & Feeling Great for Monsters & Kids!, by Edward Miller - ISBN - 0823421398

Janice VanCleave's Food and Nutrition for Every Kid - ISBN - 0471176656

Eat your Vegetables! Drink your Milk!, by Alvin Silverstein - 0531165078

The Race Against Junk Food, by Anthony Buono - ISBN - 0965810807

Food Rules! The Stuff you Munch, The Stuff..., by Bill Haduch - 0141311469

Physical Fitness, by Alvin Silverstein - ISBN - 0531155633