Not Everyone is Nice

Author: Frederick Alimonti
Publisher:
ISBN: 0882822330
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Family & Relationships

Kathy is waiting for her mother outside of school when a strange car approaches. The smiling man inside offers to drive Kathy home, suggesting that her mother may be hurt or sick. Just before Kathy is ready to climb in, her mother arrives and the man speeds off. Kathy is confused and hurt that the nice man would leave so quickly. Later that night, Kathy's parents use examples from nature of pretty but lethal plants and fish to show her that animals and people that look or seem nice may be very dangerous. Not Everyone is Nice teaches children what to do if a stranger approaches and reminds them that looking or acting nice doesn't mean a person is safe.

Never Talk to Strangers

Author: Irma Joyce
Publisher: Golden Books
ISBN: 9780375849640
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Discusses different situations to help make important distinctions between people who are "safe" and people to avoid.

Safe Kids Smart Parents

Author: Rebecca Bailey
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781476700465
Release Date: 2013-06-11
Genre: Family & Relationships

Leading family psychologist and personal therapist to Jaycee Dugard, Rebecca Bailey tells parents how to keep their children safe in this accessible, must-have guidebook, with a foreword by Terry Probyn, Jaycee's mother. Whether their children are toddlers or teens, six years old or sixteen, whether they live in a rural town, suburb, or a bustling city, all parents worry about threats—from cyber-bullying to exploitation and abduction. What should they tell their children and when? What practical steps can they take to reduce the risks and keep their kids safe? Dr. Rebecca Bailey, with the assistance of her sister and registered nurse, Elizabeth, gives easily understood, easily followed answers. Safe Kids, Smart Parents builds on Dr. Bailey’s years of experience as a family psychologist helping real families deal with real situations. From abduction to abuse, Bailey explains how parents can speak to their kids about troubling topics while building their self-esteem and teaching them how to protect themselves. A smart, comprehensive, and easy-to-read resource, Safe Kids, Smart Parents is the most important book a parent can own.

Too Safe for Strangers

Author: Robert Kahn
Publisher: Future Horizons
ISBN: 9781885477750
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Social Science

Most children, especially children on the autism spectrum, accept adults' friendliness at face value. Sometimes it can have tragic consequences. Written by a Deputy Sheriff, this book is credited with foiling at least 22 stranger abductions. Characters Bobby and Mandee explain stranger danger in a way that is accessible, but not frightening, for children. Read it to your child and role-play different scenarios. Create a password only you and your child know, label backpacks on the inside (so strangers won't know your name). Strangers can be men or women, old or young. Adults should not touch, give gifts to, or ask for help from children. If they do, don't keep it a secret! Tell an adult! Arm your child with the knowledge that may save his or her life.

Ashley Learns about Strangers

Author: Sarah (Duchess of York)
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1402773935
Release Date: 2010-05-27
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When Ashley wanders away from her mother while they are shopping and then cannot find her, she approaches a security guard and is soon reunited with her mother. Includes tips for parents on warning their children about "stranger danger."

Stranger Danger How to Talk to Kids about Strangers

Author: Kristi Porter
Publisher:
ISBN: 0615890431
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Genre: Child sexual abuse

Stranger Danger - How to Talk to Kids About Strangers is a guide to help parents and caregivers of children ages 3-8 teach kids about strangers in a fun, interactive, and age appropriate way - without scaring them. Kids want and need to know what to DO in dangerous situations, but are usually only told to what NOT to do. (Don't talk to strangers; don't get in the car with strangers, etc.) Even the multitude of children's picture books about strangers (most aimed at the 8-12 year old age group) often fail to teach kids what they CAN do if they find themselves confronted with a stranger. Stranger Danger - How to Talk to Kids About Strangers is different. It is a how-to book is for parents and caregivers of children ages 3-8. Using techniques developed over decades of teaching young children, author Kristi Porter takes into consideration the unique thinking, and learning styles of this younger age group, offering parents a new way to talk to their kids about strangers without scaring them. This easy to read, step by step guide gives parents age appropriate words and activities to use with even the youngest of children. Covering everything from who is a stranger, to when and how to fight back, Stranger Danger - How to Talk to Kids About Strangers is a must read guide for today's parents.

The Berenstain Bears Learn About Strangers

Author: Stan Berenstain
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780375989407
Release Date: 2010-10-27
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Come for a visit in Bear Country with this classic First Time Book® from Stan and Jan Berenstain. Sister has gotten into a bad habit of talking to strangers, and now it’s up to Papa, Mama, and Brother to show her the important rules of safety. This beloved story is a perfect way to teach children about strangers and good decision-making. Includes a list of Brother and Sister’s Rules for Cubs!

It s My Body

Author: Lory Freeman
Publisher: Parenting Press, Inc.
ISBN: 0943990033
Release Date: 1982-01-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Discusses the different types of touching and offers advice on how to react to unwanted touching.

Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept

Author: Jayneen Sanders
Publisher: UpLoad Publishing Pty Ltd
ISBN: 9780646546230
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Child sexual abuse

This book was written to provide children with essential skills in self-protection, and to encourage them to always speak up. It is recommended that children be read this story by a parent or caregiver.

Your Body Belongs to You

Author: Cornelia Maude Spelman
Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company
ISBN: 0807594733
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Explains what to say and do if someone touches your body when you do not want to be touched, especially when the action involves the touching of private parts.

Don t Talk to Strangers

Author: Christine Mehlhaff
Publisher:
ISBN: 054500103X
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Children and strangers

Emma Lion loves to make new friends, but Mama tells her to be careful and never talk to strangers. Emma sees new people to meet everywhere she goes. How will she know who is a stranger?

An Exceptional Children s Guide to Touch

Author: McKinley Hunter Manasco
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 0857006592
Release Date: 2012-08-15
Genre: Psychology

The rules of physical contact can be tricky to grasp and children with special needs are at a heightened risk of abuse. This friendly picture book explains in simple terms how to tell the difference between acceptable and inappropriate touch, thereby helping the child with special needs stay safe. Each story covers a different type of touch from accidental to friendly to hurtful and will help children understand how boundaries change depending on the context. It explores when and where it is okay to touch other people, when and where other people can touch you, why self touching sometimes needs to be private, and what to do if touch feels inappropriate. This book is an invaluable teaching resource and discussion starter for parents, teachers and carers working with children with special needs.