Sara Raccoon and the Secret Place
Written by Margaret Burdick

After days of rain and being stuck indoors with her brother and sister, Sara takes a walk in the forest and finds a wonderful place to make her own. She doesn’t plan to share it and is horribly surprised when someone else discovers her secret, but it becomes even more special shared with a friend.

The Kid Trapper
Written by Julia Cook
Illustrated by Cynthia Brundage

This book addresses the most often misunderstood piece in the puzzle of the sexual victimization of children, and that is acquaintance molestation. In a non-offensive manner, it takes the extremely sensitive issue of child-molestation and presents it in a way that gives the victim power and strength.

Personal Space Camp
Written by Julia Cook
Illustrated by Carrie Hartman

Louis is back! And this time, he’s learning all about personal space. Louis, a self-taught space expert is delighted to learn that his teacher has sent him to the principal’s office to attend personal space camp. Eager to learn more about lunar landings, space suits, and other cosmic concepts, Louis soon discovers that he has much to learn about personal space right here on earth. Written with style, wit, and rhythm, personal space camp addresses the complex issue of respect for another person s physical boundaries.

Stand Up for Yourself and Your Friends
American Girl Series
Written by Pattie Kelley Criswell

Girls can make a difference, and this book is here to help. It gives girls the tools they need to recognize bullying—and be prepared to handle it. They can take a quiz to learn their speak-up style, and read advice from other girls who have been in similar situations. With tips that include wise words to use with bullies, smart ways to ignore them, and solid advice on getting an adult’ s help when needed, girls can do their part in making the world a safer, happier place.

What Would You Do? Quizzes About Real-Life Problems
American Girl Series
Written by Pattie Kelley Criswell and Elizabeth Chobanian

We asked our readers to tell us how they’d handle everyday problems–What would you do if someone told a lie about you? Would you tell your teacher if you knew a classmate was cheating? Thousands of girls sent us their advice. Now it’s your turn. What Would You Do? is filled with quizzes that ask you these same questions. Choose a solution, and find out what your choice says about you.

Is This Normal?
American Girl Series
Written by Erin Falligant and Michelle Watkins

More than three million girls have read The Care & Keeping of You. As a companion to that bestseller, this book answers letters from real girls with concerns about their changing bodies. Plus, it includes tips to help readers talk with their parents about puberty and other touchy topics

NO Trespassing – This Is MY Body!
Written by Pattie Fitzgerald

Siblings Katie and her little brother Kyle learn about personal safety, private parts, and “thumbs up & thumbs down” touches by talking with their mom in a loving and easy-to-understand manner. With an empowering dialog that is never fearful, parents can use this book to begin this important discussion with their children. Katie and Kyle’ s mom also explains the essential “No Secrets” rule in their family, and that it is never their fault if they get an “uh-oh feeling” from anyone.

It’s My Body: A Book to Teach Young Children How to Resist Uncomfortable Touch
Written by Lory Freeman
Illustrated by Carol Deach

Preschool children can learn safe boundaries, how to distinguish between “good” and “bad” touches, and how to respond appropriately to unwanted touches. This is a powerful book for enhancing self-esteem.

What’s Happening to Me? Boy
Written by Alex Firth, Susan Meredith, and Adam Larkum

Growing up is a whole lot easier if you have some idea what to expect. This book describes exactly what will happen to your body in a straightforward, easy-to-understand way, and it explains some of your feelings too – all you need to know for this important time in your life.

My Body is Private
Written by Linda Walvoord Girard
Illustrated by Rodney Pate

Julie, who is eight or nine, talks about privacy and about saying “no” to touching that makes her uncomfortable.

It’s Not the Stork! A book About Girls, Boys, Bodies, Families, and Friends
Written by Robie H. Harris
Illustrated by Michael Emberley

It’s Not the Stork! helps answer these endless and perfectly normal questions that preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary school children ask about how they began. Through lively, comfortable language and sensitive, engaging artwork, Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley address readers in a reassuring way, mindful of a child’s healthy desire for straightforward information. Vetted and approved by science, health, and child development experts, the information is up-to-date, age-appropriate, and scientifically accurate, and always aimed at helping kids feel proud, knowledgeable, and comfortable about their own bodies, about how they were born, and about the family they are part of.

It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health
Written by Robie H. Harris
Illustrated by Michael Emberley

For two decades, this universally acclaimed book on sexuality has been the most trusted and accessible resource for kids, parents, teachers, librarians, and anyone else who cares about the well-being of tweens and teens. Now, in honor of its anniversary, It’ s Perfectly Normal has been updated with information on subjects such as safe and savvy Internet use, gender identity, emergency contraception, and more. Providing accurate and up-to-date answers to nearly every imaginable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and STDs, It’ s Perfectly Normal offers young people the information they need—now more than ever—to make responsible decisions and stay healthy.

It’s So Amazing! A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families
Written by Robie H. Harris
Illustrated by Michael Emberley

How does a baby begin? What makes a baby male or female? How is a baby born? Children have plenty of questions about reproduction and babies—and about sex and sexuality, too. It’ s So Amazing! provides the answers—with fun, accurate, comic-book-style artwork and a clear, lively text that reflects the interests of children age seven and up in how things work, while giving them a healthy understanding of their bodies. Created by the author and illustrator of It’ s Perfectly Normal, this forthright and funny book has been newly updated for its fifteenth anniversary.

Who Has What? All About Girls’ Bodies and Boys’ Bodies
Written by Robie H. Harris
Illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott

WHO HAS WHAT?, a simple story following Nellie and Gus on a family outing to the beach. Humorous illustrations, conversations between the siblings, and a clear text all reassure young kids that whether they have a girl’s body or a boy’s, their bodies are perfectly normal, healthy, and wonderful.

A Terrible Thing Happened
Written by Margaret M. Holmes and Sasha J. Mudlaff
Illustrated by Cary Pillo

Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. At first he tried to forget about it, but something inside him started to bother him. He felt nervous and had bad dreams. Then he met someone who helped him talk about the terrible thing, and made him feel better.

Please Tell! A Child’s Story About Sexual Abuse
Written and Illustrated by Jessie

Written and illustrated by a young girl who was sexually molested by a family member, this book reaches out to other children in a way that no adult can, Jessie’s words carry the message, “It’s o.k. to tell; help can come when you tell.”This book is an excellent tool for therapists, counselors, child protection workers, teachers, and parents dealing with children affected by sexual abuse.Jessie’s story adds a sense of hope for what should be, and the knowledge that the child protection system can work for children. Simple, direct, and from the heart, Jessie gives children the permission and the courage to deal with sexual abuse

The Trouble with Secrets
Written by Karen Johnson
Illustrated by Linda Johnson Forssell

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.

I Said No!
Written by Kimberly King and Zack King
Illustrated by Sue Rama

A Kid-to-kid Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private. Helping kids set healthy boundaries for their private parts can be a daunting and awkward task for parents, counselors, and educators. Written from a kid s point of view, I Said No! makes this task a lot easier.

Miles is the Boss of His Body
Written by Samantha Kurtzman-Counter and Abbie Schiller
Illustrated by Valentina Ventimiglia

Miles Is The Boss Of His Body is a fun, engaging way to explore the potentially difficult topic of kids’ personal safety. On his 6th birthday, Miles’ excitement is dimmed when he finds himself being pinched, noogied, hugged too tight, picked up and tickled by his well-intentioned family and decides he’ s had enough! When Miles decrees that he is the “Boss of his body,” his whole family expresses support and respect for his personal boundaries. In a colorful, comic-book style, young kids will laugh while learning this potentially life-saving concept that can benefit them for years to come.

The Feelings Book: The Care and Keeping of Your Emotions
American Girl Series
Written by Dr. Lynda Madison
Illustrated by Josee Masse

This companion to the bestselling book The Care & Keeping of You helps girls understand their emotions and learn to deal with them. They’ll get tips on expressing their feelings and staying in control, plus advice on handling fear, anxiety, jealousy, and grief. Girl-friendly format features fun illustrations and letters from real girls written to American Girl magazine.

My Body, My Self for Boys: What’s Happening to My Body
Written by Lynda Madaras
Illustrated by Area Madaras

This fact-filled journal and activity book makes it fun for boys to find answers to their many questions about the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty. With quizzes, checklists, games, and illustrations throughout, My Body, My Self for Boys also includes journal pages and lots of personal stories addressing boys’ concerns, experiences, and feelings during this new stage of their lives.

My Body, My Self for Girls: What’s Happening to My Body
Written by Lynda Madaras
Illustrated by Area Madaras

his fact-filled journal and activity book makes it fun for girls to find answers to their many questions about the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty. With quizzes, checklists, games, and illustrations throughout, My Body, My Self for Girls also includes journal pages and lots of personal stories addressing girls’ concerns, experiences, and feelings during this new stage of their lives.

Do You Have a Secret?
Written by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos
Illustrated by Marta Fabrega

Every child has secrets, and many secrets are fun to keep–for instance, a surprise birthday gift for Mom, or a secret handshake with a young friend. But sometimes, children have secrets that make them feel bad, and these secrets are best shared with their parents, or with some trusted older person.

The Care and Keeping of You Collection for Girls
American Girl Series
Written by Dr. Cara Natterson

Millions of girls ages 8 and up have turned to The Care & Keeping of You and The Feelings Book for advice about growing up. This special updated collection includes both bestselling books, plus two companion journals to help girls take great care of themselves—inside and out. Plus, she’ll get a handy personal calendar, perfect for keeping track of important events in her daily life.

No-No The Little Seal
Written by Sherri Patterson and Judith Feldman
Illustrated by Marion Needham Krupp

NoNo The Little Seal is a story about sexual abuse. NoNo is very upset when uncle seal touches him in private places. It is very confusing too, as there are some things he likes about uncle seal and he doesn’t want him to get into trouble. Through the story of NoNo the reader learns about good and bad secrets, telling someone you trust and reinforcing that the abuse wasn’t their fault.

When I was Little Like You
Written by Jane Porett
Illustrated by S. Dmitri Lipczenko

This warm, large-format picture book can help the youngest children understand what sexual abuse is, what it is not, and what they can do to keep themselves safe from assault. Structured as a personal conversation with her reader, the book shares Jane Porett’s experience as an adult survivor of child sexual abuse. When I Was Little Like You will help children learn to say NO! to an abuser, and to learn that some secrets should never be kept, but told to a trusted adult

My Body! What I Say Goes!
Written by Janyneen Sanders
Illustrated by Anna Hancock

A book to empower and teach children about personal body safety, feelings, safe and unsafe touch, private parts, secrets and surprises, consent, and respectful relationships.

No Means No!
Witten by Jayneed Sanders
Illustrated by Cherie Zamazing

Teaching children about personal boundaries, respect and consent; empowering kids by respecting their choices and their right to say, ‘No!’

Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept
Written by Janyneen Sanders
Illustrated by Craig Smith

We teach water and road safety, but how do we teach Body Safety to young children in a way that is neither frightening nor confronting? This book is an invaluable tool for parents, caregivers, teachers and healthcare professionals to broach the subject of safe and unsafe touch in a non-threatening and age-appropriate way.

Your Body Belongs to You
Written by Cormelia Maude Spelman
Illustrated by Teri Weidner

In simple, reassuring language, the author explains that a child’s body is his or her own; that it is all right for kids to decline a friendly hug or kiss, even from someone they love; and that you can still be

My Body Belongs to Me
Written by Jill Starishevsky
Illustrated by Sara Muller

Speaking to children on their own terms, this critically acclaimed book sensitively establishes boundaries for youngsters. In a non-threatening, engaging manner, this guide teaches kids that when it comes to their body, there are some parts that are for “no one else to see” and empowers them to tell a parent or teacher if someone touches them inappropriately.

Let’s Talk About Taking Care of You: An Educational Book About Body Safety for Young Children
Written by Lori Stauffer and Esther Deblinger
Illustrated by Lori Stauffer

An interactive book for parents, counselors and other caring adults to read with young children to help them begin to learn about personal safety and coping skills. This book is therapeutic in nature and is appropriate and beneficial to read with all preschool and early elementary aged children, including those with and without a suspected or known history of sexual or physical abuse.