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Healing the Bruises

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Julia is a young girl who has to leave her family home with her mother to move to a shelter and then to a new apartment because of physical abuse of her mother by her father. Healing the Bruises focuses on Julia's experiences and feelings as she grieves her loss but grows comfortable with her new home, school, and friends. The support she gets from living in housing for fa ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 18th 2013 by Formac Publishing Company Limited (first published August 1st 2013)
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Kelly
I found Healing the Bruises accidentally at the library. It was shelved as a young adult graphic novel, but I would probably classify it as a "special topics" book for young children. It is the type of text that would probably be most helpful in the context of therapy or support for children confronted with the trauma of domestic violence. Told from a child's point of view, the text shows one mother and child's escape from domestic violence and their path towards overcoming their experiences and ...more
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