Books tagged: child abuse and neglect

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Mrs. Marigold's House
By Melissa Yuan-Innes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction
Every Hallowe'en, Mrs. Marigold invites only six children to her mansion. One boy, Adam, warns Ashley away, but her parents, desperate to get in good with the richest woman in town, force her to go. Trick or treat? Trick. Definitely trick. The question is if Ashley can get out alive. "Yuan-Innes delivers a Bradburyian shocker in 'Mrs. Marigold's House'.....Highly recommended."-Paul Di Filippo
Five Percent of Nothing
By Connor Nicolas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
A catastrophic event turned gift puts a halt to Liza Parker living down the horror of her past and the mistakes of her present. An unapologetic journey that surfs through rip-currents of funny and heart-breaking events, Five Percent of Nothing explores fairy tale obliteration, why self-esteem should be an addiction and how any door, or window if you must, is the gospel according to freedom.
Live to tell (The lost child)
By Jesse CRAIGNOU
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Child abuse remains a common fact to date. Ignorance, unawareness, carelessness, aiding and abetting, fear, complicity… The testimonials of children fallen prey to malevolent parents sheds light on experience and consequences which leave you with a new outlook on the darker areas of life…
Invisible Kids Marcus Fiesel's Legacy
By Holly Schlaack
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by Transmedia Books. Category: Nonfiction
Every so often a story hits the headlines and for a brief moment people awaken to the plight of a child in foster care. These stories are not uncommon, they are just not often told. Invisible Kids reveals an insider’s view of foster care—the successes and the failures—and details how the foster care system can be improved. It tugs at the heartstrings and motivates action.
The Marionette Heart Poetry - Emotions of a Child Abuse Survivor
By Jane Walsh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This is a short collection of true-life, deeply emotional poems regarding child abuse, abandonment, neglect, a broken heart and, finally, survival. It contains personal poetry, written over several years, that expresses the anguish and heartbreak of an unwanted, abused child, who grew up thinking that there was no such thing as family, trust or love.
The Night Train
By Carl Purdon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,890. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
The Night Train exposes the abuse of 10-year-old Jayrod Nash, as seen through his eyes and the eyes of his father, the abuser.
Betty's Child
By Donald Dempsey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 186,640. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction
In the tradition of Frank McCourt and "Angela's Ashes," Don Dempsey uses "Betty's Child" to tell the story of life with his cruel and neglectful mother, his mother's abusive boyfriends, and hypocritical church leaders who want to save twelve-year-old Donny's soul but ignore threats to his physical well-being. A classic coming-of-age story. "Heartrending and humorous." Kirkus Reviews
Sad Mad Bad Children
By Nicolas Prat
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: American English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
Randomly selected collection of excerpts of my hundreds of psychological evaluations of children and adolescents admitted to long-term residential treatment. As many short-stories about unrequited love and as many pixels of a larger image of parenthood, childhood and society. The first few pages are a somewhat theoretical and historical description of the context. Evaluations follow.