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A list of books that discuss domestic violence.

Reminder: If you purchase books about domestic violence from Amazon.com using the link on this page then a portion of the purchase will be returned to Silent Witness.

Power of OneTHE POWER OF ONE: HEROES FORGING AMERICA'S CIVIC REAWAKENING FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA, by Debra Schweiger. Based upon eight years of interviews across America, the untold stories behind 35 altruistic individuals and their amazing, under-publicized successes to solve some of America's toughest social problems are revealed in this new book. Janet Hagberg and the Silent Witness story is featured.    To purchase or learn more about the book, http://www.powerone.org  

 

 

THE KAMI M. TALLEY READING AND RESOURCE CENTER
The above link a word document with more information.

Link to web site: http://education.umn.edu/ChildCareCenter/Kamihealingthroughbooks/default.html

Established at the University of Minnesota Child Care Center to provide a “living” memorial to Kami’s commitment to education through books. It serves as a unique and important resource for educators and caregivers of young children now and for years to come.

A FAMILY THAT FIGHTS, Sharon Bernstein
His parents fight often, causing Henry to feel frightened and ashamed, includes a list of things children can do in situations of family violence.

A PLACE FOR STARR, Howard Schor
A story of hope for children experiencing family violence

A SAFE PLACE, Maxine Trotter
To escape her father¹s abuse, Emily and her mother come to a shelter

FACTS ABOUT DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILIES, Deborah Crisfield
Discusses various problems in families and ways to get help

FAMILY VIOLENCE: MY PARENTS HURT EACH OTHER, Kate Havelin

HANDS ARE NOT FOR HITTING, Martine Agassi
Demonstrates hands are never to be used for hitting, but for many positive uses

HOW DO YOU FEEL? Child's World
Helps children identify their feelings

I LOVE MY MOTHER, Paul Zindel
Child expresses love for mother while missing absent father

I'M FRUSTRATED, Elizabeth Cary
Discusses his feelings with his mother who helps him find ways to deal with it

SOMETHING IS WRONG AT MY HOUSE, Diane Davis
A book for children about parents fighting

SOMETIMES I'M AFRAID, Jane Watson
Dealing with child's fears including parent¹s fighting

A WOMAN LIKE YOU, Vera Anderson
The face of domestic violence

BREAKING FREE FROM PARTNER ABUSE, Mary Mareck
Voices of battered women caught in the cycle of domestic violence

BROKEN AND BATTERED, Muriel Kanoza
A way out for abused women from a Christian perspective

DITCH THAT JERK, Pamela Jayne
Dealing with men who control and hurt women

FREE YOURSELF FROM AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP, Andrea Lissette
7 steps to taking back your life

GETTING OUT, Ann Goettling
Life stories of women who left abusive men

GROWING FREE, Wendy Deaton
A manual for survivors of domestic violence

HE PROMISED HE'D STOP, Michael Groetsch
Battering and how to stop it

NEXT TIME SHE'LL BE DEAD, Ann Jones

SURVIVING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Elaine Weiss
Voices of women who broke free

TO BE AN ANCHOR IN THE STORM, Susan Brewster
A guide for families and friends of abused women

WHOSE FACE IS IN THE MIRROR, Diane Schwartz

THE CARROT AND THE MULE, Joseph Foti
This novel takes the reader on an emotional journey of love and loss through the eyes of an abuse victim.
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