Everyone Needs a Voice by Steven J. Shupe
Approx. 2,040 words.
Published on November 3, 2012.
Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Sexual Abuse.
A gentle, short tale to encourage children to ask for help after experiencing abuse, bullying, or other trauma. Can be read by the child alone, with a parent, or in conjunction with classroom discussion. The story has been read in elementary schools in Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma to assist in identifying students in need of abuse counseling—and to help them reclaim their voices.