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My Body Belongs to Me: A book about body safety

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Without being taught about body boundaries, a child may be too young to understand when abuse is happening—or that it’s wrong. This straightforward, gentle book offers a tool parents, teachers, and counselors can use to help children feel, be, and stay safe. The rhyming story and simple, friendly illustrations provide a way to sensitively share and discuss the topic, ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 10th 2014 by Free Spirit Publishing
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Jennifer
I feel very strongly about having conversations with children early in their lives about their bodies. Setting a foundation for open conversations and trust is so important. I also have acquaintances and friends who were molested at very young ages (even as young as 2, which made me want to find appropriate books for my daughter who is the same age right now). Since my work focuses on issues of sexual exploitation, the importance of having safe, trusting people in the lives of children is not ...more
Mary
Mar 27, 2015 Mary rated it really liked it
This simple, straightforward book written for kids 3-8 teaches kids about boundaries when it comes to their bodies and what to do when someone violates those boundaries. It has some very helpful suggestions for parents and other adults who are sharing this book with kids. It can be a useful book in a very non-threatening way.
Jason
This book is not very well-written, but it does present the principle of developing good boundaries in easy-to-comprehend verse.
Medeia Sharif
Apr 26, 2014 Medeia Sharif rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2014
This book has an important message to children about ownership and protection of their bodies. The illustrations are also wonderful.
Angela Padron
Aug 31, 2014 Angela Padron rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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An important book to share with children.
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Jun 29, 2014
Steven Santos
Sep 03, 2014 Steven Santos rated it it was amazing
Great book for kids with a very important message!
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