Something Must Be Wrong With Me A Boy’s Book About Sexual Abuse Sanford 1993 Every time I think I won’t find more, they just show up. Long time readers on this site will recognize this author/illustrator right away. Our old
I Can’t Talk About It A child’s book about sexual abuse Sanford 1986 I hate to say it, but I think we do need to talk about it…. Our good friend Doris wrote another book for your consideration. Just like
Lisa’s Parents Fight Sanford 1989 Looking for a cute bedtime story for the kids? Here you go! You might recognize the author: one of our favorites and creator of this site’s best post to date: Satan for Kids (and the
The Child Abuse Help Book How to understand and cope with violence in the home Haskins 1982 I plucked this from a teen nonfiction collection. Both the cover art and title are disturbing. For a brief moment, I thought this
Again we have an important topic, totally appropriate for teen collection in a public library. However the cover art is just dated and more than a little odd. It looks like our abuser is trying to lift her up by the belt loops. I get the feeling they wanted a threatening cover, but not “too” threatening. I absolutely think this book is a weeder just on the cover alone. Regardless, I would also like to point out the “don’t blame the victim” speech followed by the comments about how dressing a certain way sends the wrong message. (Just to be fair…)
The Right Touch: A Read-Aloud Story to Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse Kleven and Bergsma 1997 Submitter: When I was perusing our juvenile section for a book for storytime, I stumbled upon this; another children’s book about “bad touching.” I
Not in Room 204 Riggs 2007 Submitter: Once again this book was found in the last weeding of the children’s room collection. It was found located in the parenting section and not regular picture books, but that is no excuse.
What’s “Drunk”, Mama? Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. 1977 Submitter: I found this gem while loosely organizing and heavily weeding a collection of books at an after-school program center on one of our Indian reservations. Alcoholism is a massive problem,