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Description - Please Tell by Jessie Ottenweller

Written and illustrated by a girl who was sexually molested by a family member, this book reaches out to other children by carrying Jessie's message "It's o.k. to tell; help can come when you tell." 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."Please Tell! is a beautifully simple book with a profoundly important message for children who have been sexually abused: the abuse wasn't their fault. Written and illustrated by Jessie, herself a pre-teen survivor of sexual abuse, it tells kids just what to do to get the help they need." Kristin A. Kunzman, abuse therapist and author of The Healing Way: Adult Recovery from Childhood Sexual Abuse

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780894867767
ISBN-10: 0894867768
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 75mm x 4mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Hazelden Information & Educational Services
Publisher: Hazelden Information & Educational Services
Publish Date: 15-Jul-1991
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jessie Ottenweller

Nine year old Jessie's words and illustrations help other sexually abused children know that they're not alone, that it's OK to talk about their feelings, and that the abuse wasn't their fault. Reaching 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. Please Tell 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.