Beginning to Heal

Bass, Ellen
Beginning to Heal (Revised Edition): A First Book for Men and Women Who Were Sexually Abused as Children.
William Morrow & Company, 2003.

The Courage to Heal

Bass, Ellen
The Courage to Heal: a Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse.
William Morrow & Company, 2008.

Say It Out Loud

Dolan, Roberta
Say it Out Loud: Revealing and Healing Scars of Sexual Abuse.
She Writes Press, 2014.

It Wasn’t Your Fault

Engel, Beverly
It Wasn’t Your Fault: Freeing Yourself from the Shame of Childhood Abuse with the Power of Self-Compassion.
New Harbinger Publications, 2015.

Invisible Girls

Feuereisen, Patti
Invisible Girls: The Truth About Sexual Abuse.
Seal Press, 2009.

A Terrible Thing Happened

Margaret M. Holmes
A Terrible Thing Happened:
A Story for Children Who Have Witnessed Violence or Trauma

Are You Being Abused

Gordon, Sherri Mabry
Are You Being Abused?
Enslow Publishing, 2015.

Healing the Scars of Childhood Abuse

Jantz, Gregory
Healing the Scars of Childhood Abuse: Moving Beyond the Past into a Healthy Future.
Fleming H. Ravel Company, 2017.

Your Body Belongs to You Logo

Spelman, Cornelia Maude 
Your Body Belongs to You.
Albert Whitman and Company, 1997.

I Said No! Book

King, Kimberly
I Said No! A Kid-to-kid Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private
Boulden Publishing, 2016.

Strong at the Heart

Lehman, Carolyn
Strong at the Heart: How it Feels to Heal from Sexual Abuse.
Sky Pilot Books, 2014.

Sexual Trauma Workbook

Lohmann, Raychelle Cassada
Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls: a Guide to Recovery from Sexual Assault and Abuse.
Instant Help Publications, 2016.

My Body Belongs to Me from My Head to My Toes

International Center for Assault Prevention
My Body Belongs to Me from My Head to My Toes.
Sky Pony Press, 2014.

Inside Out Training Manual

Podgurski, Mary Jo 
Inside Out Training Manual for Parents and Educators: Your Body Is Amazing Inside and Out and Belongs Only to You
Createspace Independent Pub, 2012.

Scared Selfless

Stevens, Michelle
Scared Selfless: My Journey from Abuse and Madness to Surviving and Thriving.
G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018.

The Parents Guide to Talking about Sex

Rosenzweig, Janet
The Parent’s Guide to Talking about Sex: A Complete Guide to Raising (Sexually) Safe, Smart, and Healthy Children
Skyhorse Publishing Company, 2015.

No Means No! Book

Sanders, Jayneen
No Means No! Teaching Personal Boundaries, Consent: Empowering Children by Respecting Their Choices and Right to Say “No”.
Educate2empower Publishing, 2017.

Sexual Assault

Ghafoerkhan, Olivia
Sexual Assault: The Ultimate Teen Guide.  
Rowan & Littlefield, 2017.

How Are you Peeling

Joost Elffers
How Are You Peeling?

Hands Off, Harry Book

Wells, Rosemary
Kindergators: Hands Off, Harry!

All By Myself Book

Mercer Mayer
All By Myself

The New Baby Book

The New Baby

The Bare Naked Book

Stinston, Kathy
The Bare Naked Book!

Do You Have a Secret?

Jennifer Moore-Mallinos
Do You Have a Secret?

Protecting Your Child from Sexual Abuse

Elizabeth Jeglic PhD / Cynthia Calkins PhD
Protecting Your Child from Sexual Abuse: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Kids Safe

A Child's Right to Say No

Marcie Aboff
Uncle Willy’s Tickles: A Child’s Right to Say No

So Done

Paula Chase
So Done


Kate Messner

Maybe he Just likes you

Barbara Dee
Maybe He Just Likes You

When You Know What I Know

Sonja K. Solter
When You Know What I Know

a Kids book about Sexual Abuse

Yang, Evelyn
A Kid’s Book About Sexual Abuse


SiblingsToo Podcast: What Parents Need to Know (about sibling sexual abuse)
This 15 minute episode provides basic facts, understanding, and guide for parents dealing with sibling sexual abuse.

Sex, Human Rights, and CSA Prevention Podcast: Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Through Education
In this 23 minute episode, survivor Jenna Quinn discusses the law named after her and importance of education, emphasizing that stranger-danger is only about 10% of abuse cases.


Resource Center

#netsmart: A handbook for grown-ups on how to protect children from sexual abuse on the internet

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Age appropriate sexual behavior. Question Mark Art

Tip Sheet: Age Appropriate Sexual Behavior developed by Stop It Now

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Johns Hopkins

Preventing and Addressing Child Sexual Abuse in Youth Serving Organizations: A Desk Guide for Organizational Leaders from the Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse (2020). While designed for youth-serving professionals, this is a wonderful resource for parents to know what questions to ask of organizations their children are involved with.

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