Povondra, Shirley. My Imaginary Friend. ISBN# 978-1595266699. A story told through the perspective of seven year old Kathann who has been molested. Helps abused children to tell their own story and confront their experience with abuse.
Holmes, Margaret M. A Terrible Thing Happened. ISBN# 978-1557987013. Uses a fun character to show different emotions that children may experience after witnessing or being part of a traumatic experience.
Mcquee, Sharon. Finding Sunshine After the Storm. ISBN# 978-1572246348. Simple activities that can be used in combination with therapy to help children recover from a traumatic situation and rebuild their confidence. Shows children how to deal with pain, reach out for support, and feel proud of themselves.
Ladwig, Tim. Psalm 23. ISBN#978-0802851635. An illustrated picture book of this comforting psalm which will remind a depressed child that God is beside him/her through everything.
Wilson, Anne. The Lord Is My Shepherd. ISBN# 978-0802852502. Another beautifully illustrated book about Psalm 23 that can be of comfort.
Deaton, Wendy and Kendall Johnson. My Own Thoughts and Feelings on Stopping the Hurt: A child’s workbook about Exploring Hurt and Abuse. ISBN# 978-0897931328. Illustrations and exercises to foster healing and self-understanding
Clifton, Lucille. One of the Problems of Everett Anderson. ISBN# 0-8050-5201-1. The story of Everett Anderson and his struggle about what to do when one of his friends cries a lot and comes to school with bruises on his body.
Bibliography prepared by Marcia A. Rauch, Union-PSCE in Charlotte.
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