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Links for various resources open in a new browser window. For published materials, whenever possible, links take you to the publisher's Web site. materials may also be available at other online booksellers, such as Amazon.com or Barnes and Noble.

Web Sites for Adolescents
Half of Us (http://www.halfofus.com) -- Stories of trauma and distress by teens and celebrities. Oriented to college students. Primarily about depression and anxiety, but teaches CBT skills. Updated regularly.
Books for Children
Aboff, Marcie. Uncle Willy's Tickles. Magination Press: Washington, D.C., 1996. ISBN 0-945354-67-3
Alexander, D.W. The Way I Feel: A Series of Six Creative Books for Healing from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Plainview, NY, 1993.
Cain, Barbara, M.S.W. Double-Dip Feelings: Stories to Help Children Understand Emotions. Magination Press: Washington, D.C., 2001. ISBN 0-55798-812-9
Carter, Wm. Lee. It Happened to Me: A Teen's Guide to Overcoming Sexual Abuse.
Curtis, Jamie Lee. Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods that Make My Day. HarperCollins: New York, NY, 1998. ISBN 0-06-024560-3
Deaton, Wendy, M.A., M.F.C.C. & Johnson, Kendall, Ph.D. No More Hurt: A Growth and Recovery Workbook for Children. Hunter House Publishers: Alameda, CA, 2002. ISBN 0897930835
Ditta-Donahue, Gina. Josh's Smiley Faces: A Story About Anger. Magination Press: Washington, D.C., 2003. ISBN 1-59147-001-3
Freeman, Lory. It's MY Body: A Book to Teach Young Children How to Resist Uncomfortable Touch. Parenting Press: Seattle, WA, 1984. ISBN 0-943990-03-3
Girard, Linda Walvoord. My Body is Private. Albert Whitman & Co.: Morton Grove, IL, 1984. ISBN 0-8075-5319-0
Gordon, M. I'd Rather Be with a Real Mom Who Loves Me: A Story for Foster Children. GSI Publications: DeWitt, NY.
Hindman, Jan. A Very Touching Book...for Little People and Big People. Alexandria Assoc., 1983. ISBN 0-9611034-1-8
Jessie. Please Tell!: A Child's Story about Sexual Abuse. Hazelden: Center City, MN, 1991. ISBN — 13: 9780894867767; ISBN — 10: 0894867768
Johnsen, Karen. The Trouble with Secrets. Parenting Press: Seattle, WA, 1986. ISBN 094399022X
Kehoe, Patricia. Something Happened and I'm Scared to Tell. Parenting Press: Seattle, WA, 1987.
Lamb-Shapiro, Jessica. The Hyena Who Lost Her Laugh: A Story About Changing Your Negative Thinking. Childswork/Childsplay, LLC: Plainview, NY, 2000. ISBN 1-58815-005-4
Lamb-Shapiro, Jessica. The Bear Who Lost His Sleep: A Story About Worrying Too Much. Childswork/Childsplay, LLC: Plainview, NY, 2000. ISBN 1-58815-033-X
Mayle, Peter. Where Did I Come From?: The Facts of Life Without any Nonsense and with Illustrations. Kensington Publishing Corp: New York, NY, 1990. ISBN 0-8184-0259-9
Nass, Marcia Shoshana. The Lion Who Lost His Roar: A Story About Facing Your Fears. Childwork/Childsplay, LLC: Plainview, NY, 2000. ISBN 1-58815-004-6
Sherman, M.D., & Sherman, D.M. Finding My Way: A Teen's Guide to Living With a Parent Who Has Experienced Trauma. Seeds of Hope Books.
Sherman, M.D., & Sherman, D.M. I'm Not Alone: A Teen's Guide to Living with a Parent who has a Mental Illness. Seeds of Hope Books.
Sobel, Marla. The Penguin who Lost Her Cool: A Story about Controlling your Anger. Childswork/Childsplay, LLC: Plainview, NY, 2000. ISBN 1-882732-98-7
Stauffer, Lori & Deblinger, E. Let's Talk About Taking Care of You: An Educational Book about Body Safety for Young Children. Hope for Families, Inc.: Hatfield, PA, 2004. ISBN 0-9676489-2-0 [toddlers version]
Wilgocki, J, & Wright, MK. Maybe Days: A Book for Children in Foster Care. American Psychological Associatiation: Washington, DC.
Games/Activity Books
Positive Promotions. Good Touch, Bad Touch: An Educational & Activities Book.
Shapiro, Lawrence E. All Feelings Are OK- It's What You Do with Them that Counts. Childswork/Childsplay, LLC: Plainview, NY, 1993. ISBN 1882732049
Spinal-Robinson, Phyllis and Randi Easton Wickham. Cartwheels: A Workbook for Children Who Have Been Sexually Abused. Jalice Publishers: Notre Dame, IN
Dealing with Feelings Card Game, The Feelings Factory
Emotional Bingo, Marjorie Mitlin, LICSW
The Feelings Game, by Berthold Berg, Ph.D.
Let's Talk About Touching—A Therapeutic Game, Toni Cavanaugh Johnson
Let's Talk Coloring Books, Jean Mundy, Ph.D.
Mad, Sad, Glad Game
Paper Dolls, Paper Airplanes: Theraputic Exercises for Sexually Traumatized Children, Geraldine Crisci, M.S.W., Marilynn Lay, M.S.W., and Liana Lowenstein, M.S.W.
Survivor's Journey
The Talking, Feeling, and Doing Game, by Richard A. Gardner, Ph.D.



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