Resources for Families and Staff
The following books may be available in your school IMC:
Itchy Richard by Jamie Bilson. A group of second graders react to a case of lice in their classroom.
Those Itsy-Bitsy Teen-Tiny Not So Nice Head Lice by Judith Rice. A how-to-book written in English and Spanish.
Yikes Lice by Donna Caffey. A book to remind children and families that head lice are a nuisance but are not something to be feared.
Lots of Lice by Bobbi Katz. Reading level 3. Grades 1 and 2.
The following video is available through your school nurse::
Health Heads: Tips for Treating Head Lice, an 11-minute video developed by Health Services, Cedar Rapids Community School District, January 2001.