Child Abuse Prevention

  • All God’s children: inside the dark and violent world of street families. Rene Denfeld. 364.1066 DEN
  • Child abuse. 362.76 CHI
  • Endangered: your child in a hostile world. Johann Christoph Arnold. 305.23 ARN
  • Family violence. Debra Goldentyer. 362.829 GOL
  • I speak for this child: true stories of a child advocate. Gay Courter. 362.76 COU
  • The legacy lives on: a home of pain or a home of power. Dan LeLaCheur. 248.4 LEL
  • The lost children of Wilder: the epic struggle to change foster care. Nina Bernstein. 362.733 BER
  • Preventing child sexual abuse: sharing the responsibility. Sandy K. Wurtele. 362.76 WUR
  • Protecting the gift: keeping children and teenagers safe (and parents sane). Gavin de Becker. 649.1 DEB
  • The sea is so wide and my boat is so small: charting a course for the next generation. Marian Wright Edelman. 179.2 DED
  • Sexual abuse in Christian homes and churches. Carolyn Holderread Heggen. 261.835 HEG
  • To catch a predator: protecting your kids from online enemies already in your home. Chris Hansen. 363.259 HAN
  • Understanding child abuse and neglect. Cynthia Crosson-Tower. 362.76 TOW
  • Wasted: the plight of America’s unwanted children. Patrick T. Murphy. 362.7 MUR

RECOVERY FROM ABUSE

  • Beginning to heal. Ellen Bass. 362.76 BAS
  • Breaking the silence: a guide to help children with complicated grief– suicide, homicide, AIDS, violence, and abuse. Linda Goldman. 155.937 GOL
  • Broken children, grown-up pain. Paul Hegstrom. 261.8327 HEG
  • Hope Meadows. Wes Smith. 362.73 SMI
  • The obsidian mirror: healing from childhood sexual abuse. Louise M. Wisechild. 306.877 WIS
  • Strong at the heart. Carolyn Lehman. Y 362.76 STR
  • Victims no longer. Mike Lew. 362.76 LEW
  • Wednesday’s children: adult survivors of abuse speak out. Suzanne Somers. 362.829 SOM
  • When something feels wrong. Deanna S. Pledge. Y 616.8582 PLE

BIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR

  • A brother’s journey. Richard B. Pelzer. B Pelzer
  • A child called “it”. Dave Pelzer. B Pelzer, Y 362.76 PEL, Spanish Lang. B Pelzer
  • Fingernail moon: the true story of a mother’s flight to protect her daughter. Janie Webster. 362.829 WEB
  • First person plural. Cameron West. 616.8523 WES
  • Geronimo’s bones. Nasdijj. B Nasdijj
  • Learning to swim. Ann Turner. Y 811 TUR
  • Memory slips. Linda Katherine Cutting. B Cutting
  • A piece of cake. Cupcake Brown. B Brown
  • A private family matter: a memoir. Victor Rivas Rivers. 362.76 RIV, Spanish Lang. 362.76 RIV
  • The road of lost innocence. Somaly Mam. 306.745 MAM
  • The sky isn’t visible from here. Felicia C. Sullivan. B Sullivan
  • Stolen beauty: healing the scars of child abuse: one woman’s journey. Amy Madden. 362.76 MAD
  • Stolen life: the journey of a Cree woman. Rudy Wiebe and Yvonne Johnson. B Johnson
  • Three little words: a memoir. Ashley Rhodes-Courter. Y 362.733 RHO
  • When Montana and I were young: a frontier childhood. Margaret Bell. 978.6 BEL
  • Why I killed Peter. Olivier Ka. Graphic B Ka

FICTION

  • Breathing underwater. Alexandra Flinn. Y Fic FLI
  • Dawn. Kevin Brooks. Y Fic BRO
  • The death of Jayson Porter. Jamie Adoff. Y Fic ADO
  • The last exit to Normal. Michael Harmon. Y Fic HAR
  • Lock and key. Sarah Dessen. Y Fic DES
  • North country. Shane White. Graphic Fic WHI
  • Puppet child. Talia Carner. Fic CAR
  • Push. Sapphire. Fic SAP, Y Fic SAP, CD Fic SAP
  • A quiet belief in angels. R.J. Ellory. Large Type Fic ELL, CD Fic ELL
  • Racing the past. Sis Deans. Y Fic DEA
  • Ruby. Francesca Lia Block. Fic BLO
  • The rules of survival. Nancy Werlin. Y Fic WER
  • Singing songs. Meg Tilly. Fic TIL
  • The sound of us. Sarah Willis. Fic WIL
  • Split. Swati Avasthi. Y Fic AVA
  • Suckerpunch. David Hernandez. Y Fic HER
  • Touching snow. M. Sindy Felin. Y Fic FEL
  • You don’t know me. David Klass. Y Fic KLA

REFERENCE

  • Child abuse and domestic violence. R 300.7 INF

DVDS / VIDEOS

  • Can’t fool me! VIDEO 362.76
  • Ellen Foster. VIDEO Drama E

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

  • Eidi. Bodil Bredsdorff. J BRE
  • Following my own footsteps. Mary Downing Hahn. J HAH
  • Gossamer. Lois Lowry. J LOW, Large Type Fic LOW
  • Jumping the scratch. Sarah Weeks. J WEE
  • Laurie tells. Linda Lowery. J LOW
  • The maestro. Tim Wynne-Jones. J WYN
  • Our Gracie aunt. Jacqueline Woodson. Pic WOO
  • The right touch. Sandy Kleven. E KLE
  • What Jamie saw. Carolyn Coman. J COM
  • Whispers down the lane. Beverly Lewis. J LEW

LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS

LA PREVENCIÓN DEL ABUSO INFANTIL EN ESPAÑOL / CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION IN SPANISH

  • Asunto de familia: memorias. Victor Rivas Rivers. Spanish Lang. 362.76 RIV
  • El niño sin nombre: la lucha de un niño por sobrevivir. Dave Pelzer. Spanish Lang. B Pelzer
  • La casita azul. Sandra Comino. Sp. Lang. J COM