Recommended Reading

Trauma and Grief

  • Brave Bart by Caroline H. Sheppard
  • A Terrible Thing Happened by Margaret M. Holmes

Sexual Abuse

  • Please Tell! Jessie’s Story
  • Some Parts Are Not For Sharing by Julie K. Federico
  • I Said No! Kid-to-kid Guide to keeping parts private by Zack and Kimberly King
  • Mom’s House, Dad’s House by Isolina Ricci

Foster Care

  • Maybe Days by Jennifer Wilgocki and Marcia Kahn Wright
  • Murphy’s Three Homes by Jan Levinson Gilman

Divorce

  • Something is wrong at My House by Diane Davis
  • Dinosaur’s Divorce by Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

Death

  • When Dinosaurs Die by Diane Davis
  • Dinosaur’s Divorce by Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown
  • Badger’s Parting Gifts by Susan Varley
  • Help me Say Goodbye by Janis Silverman

Courtroom

  • Going to Court (books can be obtained by calling 804-371-6507)

Military Families

  • You and Your Military Hero (when a parent is deployed) by Sara Jensen-Fritz, Paula Jones-Johnson, Thea L. Zitzow

Teens

  • Invisible Girls by Patti Feuereisen
  • A Teens Guide to Overcoming Sexual Assault by William Lee Carter
  • Kids Helping Kids by Linda Lee Foltz
  • In Their Own Words by Riskin, Karen, Munson, Lulie
  • The Me Nobody Knows by Barbara Bean and Shari Bennett
  • Facing Change (dealing with loss and change) by Donna B. O’Toole

Parents

  • SOS Help for Parents – A Practical Guide for Handling Common Problems by Lynn Clark