For Children and Adolescents



Recovery from Abuse

Akers, E. (2009). Sarah's Waterfall: A Healing Story about Sexual Abuse. Brandon, VT: Safer Society Press.

Bradway, R., Russell, R., Bradway, P.A., and Satullo, J.A. (1987). It Happens to Boys, Too. Elizabeth Freeman Center.

Davis, D. (1984). Something is wrong at my house. Seattle, WA: Parenting Press.

Deaton, W., & Johnson, K. (2002). No more hurt: A child's workbook about recovering from abuse. Alameda, CA: Hunter House Inc., Publishers.

Deaton, W., & Johnson, K. (2002). My own thoughts and feelings on stopping the hurt: A child's workbook about exploring hurt and abuse. Alameda, CA: Hunter House Inc., Publishers.
Foltz, L.L. (2003). Kids Helping Kids: Break the Silence of Sexual Abuse. Lighthouse Point Press.

Geisen, C. (2006). My body is special: A family book about sexual abuse. St. Meinrad, IN: One Caring Place.

Gil, E. (1986). I Told My Secret: A Book for Kids Who Were Abused. Launch Press.

Holmes, M. M., & Mudlaff, S.J. (2000). A terrible thing happened - A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma. (C. Pillo, Illus.). New York: Magination Press.
Kehoe, P.(1987). Something happened and I'm scared to tell: A book for young victims of abuse. Seattle, WA: Parenting Press.

Ledwon, P. (2006). Mia's secret. (M. Mets, Illus.).Plattsburgh, NY: Tundra Books.  

McGee, S.A. (2008). Finding sunshine after the storm: A workbook for children healing from sexual abuse. Oakland, CA: Instant Help Books.

Ottenweller, J. (1991). Please tell: A child's story about sexual abuse. Center City, MN: Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services. 

Schamburg, T.M. (2006). Catie the caterpillar: A story to help break the silence of sexual abuse. Liguori, MO: Liguori Publications.

Steward, K. (2005). The color of secrets: Encouraging children to talk about abuse. Doghouse Press.

Wachter, O. (2002). No more secrets for me: Sexual abuse is a secret no child should have to keep. (J. Aaron, Illus.). New York: Little & Brown.
Safety and Prevention 


The Berenstain bears learn about strangers. (1985). Random House Books for Young Readers. 
Alimonti, F., & Tedesco, A. (2003). Not everyone is nice: Helping children learn caution with strangers. New Horizon.    
Benjoseph, C., & Berenzweig, S. (2011). My Body is Special and Belongs to ME! KidSafe Foundation.

Bergsma, J. (1998). The right touch: A read-aloud story to help prevent child sexual abuse. Illumination Arts Publishing Company.
Connor, T. (2010). Good touch bad touch: Learning about proper and improper touches. Create Space.

Federico, J.K. (2009). Some parts are not for sharing. Mustang, OK: Tate Publishing.

Freeman, L. (1984). It's my body. Parenting Press.
Freeman, L. (1985). Loving touches. Parenting Press.
Girard, L.W. (1984). My body is private. Albert Whitman & Company.
Girard, L.W. (1985). Who is a stranger and what should I do? Albert Whitman & Company.
Hansen, D. (2004). Those are MY private parts. Empowerment Productions.
Hindman, J. (1983). A very touching book...for little people and for big people. Alexandria Association.
Johnson, K. (1986). The trouble with secrets. Parenting Press. 

King, K. (2008). I said No! A kid-to-kid guide to keeping your private parts private. Weaverville, CA: Boulder Publishing.

Kleven, S. (1998). The right touch: A read aloud story to help prevent child sexual abuse with poster. Bellevue: WA: Illumination Arts Publishing Company. 
Nicholas, S. (2005). Are you a good stranger? Avante Garde Publishing 

Saltz, G. (2008)  Amazing you: Getting smart about your private parts. Puffin.
Spelman, C.M., & Weidner, T. (1997). Your body belongs to you. Albert Whitman and Company.
Starishevsky, (2009). My body belongs to me. Safety Star Media. 

Stirnkorb, P. (2005). Stranger danger: The reluctantly written but absolutely necessary book for today's boys and girls. Journey Stone Creations. 


Angelica, J. C. (2001). We are not alone: A teenage boy's personal account of child sexual abuse from disclosure through prosecution and treatment. Routledge.

Angelica, J.C. (2002). We are not alone: a teenage girl's personal account of incest from disclosure through prosecution and treatment. Routledge. 

Bean, B.., & Bennett, S. (1998). The me nobody knows: A guide for teen survivors. Jossey-Bass. 

Carter, W.L. (2002). It happened to me: A teen's guide to overcoming sexual abuse. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.  

Catalina, H. (1996). Teen to teen: Personal safety and sexual abuse prevention. St. Paul, MN: Jist Publishing.

Fehlbaum, B. (2008). Courage in patience: A story of hope for those who have endured abuse. Kunati, Inc.

Feuereisen, P. (2005). Invisible girls: The truth about sexual abuse. CA: Emeryville: Seal Press. 
Hayward, J., & Carlyle, D. (1998). Too close for comfort: A book about teenagers who have been sexually abused within their families. LDA.

Lehman, C. (2005). Strong at the heart: How it feels to heal from sexual abuse. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

Marlowe, C. (1999). Finding safety: Boundaries for teenagers: How to recognize and protect yourself from abuse. 1st Books Library.

Mather, C.L. (2004). How long does it hurt: A guide to recovery from incest and sexual abuse for teenagers, their friends, and their families. Jossey-Bass.
Munson, L., Riskin, K., & Child Welfare League of America. In their own words: A sexual abuse workbook for teenage girls. 
Pledge, D.S. (2002). When something feels wrong: A survival guide about abuse for young peopleFree Spirit Publishing.

Smith, R.E. (2000). Spread Your Wings & Fly: Inspired by Actual Events. Agreka Books.



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