As two English teachers and an avid bookworm, Paul, Bob and I dove into the topic of how fiction can build empathy. We dove into some research and drew on our personal experiences.
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Book Recommendations to Build Empathy
Dora Byrd Rowe, "The “Novel” Approach: Using Fiction to Increase Empathy," Virginia Libraries 63, no. 1 (2018). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21061/valib.v63i1.1474.
Gretter, Sarah; Yadav, Aman; and Gleason, Benjamin (2017) "Walking the Line between Reality and Fiction in Online Spaces: Understanding the Effects of Narrative Transportation," Journal of Media Literacy Education, 9(1), 1 -22.