Julie K. Federico
Julie Federico was a middle school counselor before she began writing children’s services books. Her first book Some Parts are NOT for Sharing has sold more than 15,000 copies in the first four years of publication. Julie is not afraid to tackle difficult social problems she has written about domestic violence prevention, child abuse prevention, friendship issues, and now school and violence prevention. Aside from being a best selling children’s author Federico’s books have received the following awards: Anger is OKAY Violence is NOT and Some Parts are NOT for Sharing won honorable mention at the New England Book Festival in 2014. Some Parts are NOT for Sharing, Algunas Partes No Son Para Compartir and Anger is OKAY Violence is NOT won a first place award at the Colorado Independent Publisher’s Association EVVY awards in May 2013.
As Federico begins to uncork the mystery of school violence with the release of The Bad Guys and Students Can Help Keep Schools Safe her work could not be more timely or needed. Federico has a phenomenal understanding of school violence; she worked for Jefferson County Public Schools in 1999 and was a first responder at the Columbine shootings. School violence is something she understands on a personal and professional level. Her unique experience made her the perfect candidate to bring healing to the Newtown, CT. community. Both of her school violence prevention books are dedicated to the Sandy Hook school community in Newtown, CT. These books instruct students what to do if they encounter an intruder in the school or know of a student that is threatening violence. These books have the potential to save many lives.
Federico is a master at taking on difficult social topics, breaking them down into a language that children can understand, explaining the problem and offering solutions to solve the problem. Her writing is unconventional, refreshing and so needed in the world we live in today.
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Where to buy in print
This is a brief book trailer for Some Parts are Not for Sharing.Anger is OKAY Violence is NOT
This book is for all toddlers struggling with anger emotions. It teaches replacement behaviors in a child friendly way. This book also has a hidden message for children living with domestic violence.The Bad Guys
The Bad Guys is a book being published this summer by West Bow Press. The Bad Guys is a child's first book on school safety. This book is dedicated to the Sandy Hook Community in Newtown, CT. It is for ages preschool to 3rd grade. School violence prevention is a must read for every parent and child.School Safety & Gun Violence Awareness With Rocky Mt. PBS
Colorado State of Mind with Cynthia Hessin on Rocky Mt. PBS. This video is about school safety and gun violence prevention. www.juliefederico.com
Friends Are Wonderful
Friends are Wonderful is a parent's answer to the disturbing question from their child, 'How come my best friend does not want to play with me anymore?' This book weaves a story of friendship that even the youngest readers can understand. Friends and the challenges that come with long term relationships are unmasked and made public.
The Bad Guys:A Students/Teachers Guide to School Safety and Violence Prevention
The Bad Guys: A Students/Teachers Guide to School Safety and Violence Prevention is a much needed guide to promote school safety and violence prevention. This book directs students on recognizing potential danger and preparation if such and event occurs. The book offers students a pro-active approach to violence prevention.
Algunas Partes NO Son Para Compartir
Los padres quedarán maravillados con el lenguaje simple y sencillo y con el uso de las criaturas del mar para crear este mensaje que todos los niños deberán escuchar.
“Que libro tan maravilloso e importante para comenzar a enseñar a los niños acerca de la seguridad del cuerpo.”
Pediatra, Especializada en el Tratamiento de Abuso Infantíl, Denver Health
Anger is OKAY Violence is NOT
The friendly fish from Some Parts are Not for Sharing are back in Anger is OKAY Violence is NOT. This book describes domestic violence to young children and offers hope. Children are taught healthy ways to get anger out of their bodies and what to do when they witness adults getting anger out of their body in an unhealthy way.
Some Parts are NOT for Sharing
Travel with a pair of fish as they learn about what parts of our bodies we share with others. Children will learn what the boundaries of safe touching are in a very non-threatening way. Julie Federico begins the critical conversation of personal boundaries in Some Parts are not for Sharing. Children will enjoy learning about their bodies as they get some important information from a pair of fish.
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