Once upon a time there was a little girl called Helena. Her life was almost perfect. Only one thing spoiled it. Helena's father was a shouter, everything he said came out in a roar!
This warm, funny story has been translated from German.
|Author:||Margaret M. Holmes|
Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. At first he tried to forget about it, but soon something inside him started to bother him. He felt nervous for no reason. Sometimes his stomach hurt. He had bad dreams. And he started to feel angry and do mean things, which got him in trouble. Then he met Ms. Maple, who helped... read more
A workbook to help children work out feelings about a traumatic event.
Traumatic events in the lives of their families, friends or community leave children feeling confused, insecure and frightened. Recreating the event on paper reduces the child's terror and creates feelings of empowerment. Drawing puts the child in... read more
Secrets can be a confusing issue for children--which secrets should be told and which secrets should be kept? This book helps children distinguish between hurtful secrets and good surprises. Some secrets are fun and should be kept secret, author Johnsen explains. But if you feel hurt or confused when you're told something... read more
|Author:||Catherine Humphreys, Ravi Thiara, Agnes Skamballis and Audrey Mullunder|
Talking to My Mum is an activity pack for five-eight-year-olds whose families have experienced domestic abuse to help and encourage them to open up to their mothers about their distressing experiences. Based on the authors' work with families who have experienced domestic abuse, the book is full of illustrated worksheets ... read more
|Author:||Catherine Humphreys, Ravi K Thiara, Agnes Skamballis and Audrey Mullender|
Talking About Domestic Abuse is an activity pack for children of approximately 9 years to adolescence whose families have experienced domestic abuse, to help and support them in recovery and moving on. Featuring guidance on how to use the material appropriately with children and young people, this is an essential tool for ... read more
For many children in foster care, the answer to many questions is often "maybe". Maybe Days is a straightforward look at the issues of foster care, the questions that children ask, and the feelings that they confront. A primer for children going into foster care, the book also explains in children's terms the responsibili... read more
|Author:||Sharon Chester Bernstein|
Henry, Claire, and Joe hate it when their parents fight. The fighting often wakes them from a sound sleep, causing Claire and Joe to cry. The crying makes their father angrier—sometimes he even hits their mother. Henry feels frightened and ashamed. The book includes a list of things children can do in situations of ... read more
A colourfully illustrated, simple story designed as a starting point for discussion with children who have experienced or witnessed some form of domestic violence or hurt.
It aims to honour the painful stories and at the same time give voice to the many other stories that also belong to the relationship. It is not inten... read more
|Author:||Marge Eaton Heegaard|
This book helps victims express in pictures what they are unable to say in words.
Children can draw their own illustrations into the spaces provided in the book.
This is an excellent book for working with younger children who have experienced abuse and neglect
Papa loves little Orsa -- but sometimes it's hard to tell. It seems to Orsa Bear that Papa is angry all the time -- especially after he's had a lot of jack-berry wine. If Papa's not yelling at Mama about the weeds in their garden, he's roaring at Orsa for being clumsy at his chores. Orsa is scared and doesn't understand why... read more
Using a story of two dragon kids, this book looks at the difficult issue of domestic violence and what this could mean for the children involved.
A boy who lives with domestic violence finally has the courage to speak to an adult and ask for help.
This laugh-out-loud story was the first to be created by the award-winning team of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, marking the beginning of the most successful picture book partnership ever. Twenty years after it was originally published, this classic tale of a little old lady, a wise old man and a chaotic collection of l... read more