Pinky Promise: Breaking the code of silence

Alicia Turner (Author) Justin Richburg (Illustrator)
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Description

Pinky Promise is about one of the most sensitive topics that so often goes without thorough discussion, Child Sexual Abuse.

This book was written to assist you with starting the conversation in a way that encourages the child's comfort with disclosing secrets.

Pinky Promise provides narrative and illustrations of realistic scenarios, and demonstrates how some unfortunate behaviors, to which children and adults are often oblivious, can serve as warning signals of abuse.

The child is invited to engaged in this sensitive topic through a child friendly agreement, beginning with a primary focus on listening, belief, and protection, into a finger lock that symbolize the gesture of commitment, while simultaneous review of scenarios.

This book is not a fairytale, rather it is an educational tool with the primary focus of forging of an agreement between child and a responsible adult that will reassure the promise of your protection.

Product Details

Price
$18.99
Publisher
Alicia J. Turner
Publish Date
August 20, 2017
Pages
34
Dimensions
8.0 X 0.25 X 10.0 inches | 0.77 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780692922774
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About the Author

Alicia Turner is Assistant Professor of Humanities and Religious Studies at York University.

Reviews

"A helpful resource that approachably addresses a difficult topic." - Kirkus Reviews

"This read will undoubtedly incite necessary discussion." - Kirkus Reviews


" Using simple language and pictures kids can relate to, Turner tackles a challenging subject." - Kirkus Reviews

"Richburg's illustrations show people of various ages and ethnicities. The bold, saturated hues and graphic-novel-style images provide concrete context." - Kirkus Reviews

"A helpful resource that approachably addresses a difficult topic." - Kirkus Reviews

"This read will undoubtedly incite necessary discussion." - Kirkus Reviews