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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Not My Shame by T.O. Walker
    Not My Shame - by T.O. Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785921841 | ISBN 10: 1785921843

    This striking graphic novel gives an insider's view of the trauma caused by childhood sexual exploitation.  It tackles complex issues, including victim-blaming, traumatic memory and dissociation, but is ultimately hopeful, showing how victims ca ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Looked After Kid: My Life in a Children
    The Looked After Kid: My Life in a Children's Home - by Paolo Hewitt

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849055888 | ISBN 10: 1849055882

    Placed in care at a very early age, Paolo Hewitt went to live with a foster family where he endured extreme abuse and humiliation.   Following years of abuse he was sent to Burbank children's home at the age of ten where he met a gang of child ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breathe in the Dark: A Childhood Lost by Jane Hersey
    Breathe in the Dark: A Childhood Lost - by Jane Hersey

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780881652 | ISBN 10: 1780881657

    Jane Hersey’s biography is told through the thoughts and voice of a traumatized, isolated child, enduring the stresses and strains of day-to-day life under difficult circumstances in 1960s Manchester. As a six year old child with sole care of a mothe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beyond Belief by Colm O
    Beyond Belief - by Colm O'Gorman

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780340925287 | ISBN 10: 0340925280

    Abused by his priest, betrayed by his church: the story of the boy who sued the Pope. `I was living in a world where a priest who spoke the words of God used me for sex, and there was no-one to tell. The world where this horror happened didn`t exist ... more

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  • Cover image of book Holding on and Hanging in by Lorna Miles
    Holding on and Hanging in - by Lorna Miles

    £8.95   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781905664788 | ISBN 10: 1905664788

    "This one story brings the theories, research, professional conferences and trainings to life. And makes all the effort worthwhile."(Dan Hughes PH.D, clinical psychologist and author of Building the Bonds of Attachment) This compelling story t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ugly: The true story of a loveless childhood by Constance Briscoe
    Ugly: The true story of a loveless childhood - by Constance Briscoe

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340994658 | ISBN 10: 0340994657

    Constance's mother systematically abused her daughter, both physically and emotionally, throughout her childhood.  Regularly beaten and starved, the girl was so desperate she took herself off to Social Services and tried to get taken into care. ... more

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  • Cover image of book If I am Missing or Dead by Janine Latus
    If I am Missing or Dead - by Janine Latus

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099499596 | ISBN 10: 0099499592

    In April 2002, Janine Latus' youngest sister Amy wrote a note and taped it to the inside of her desk drawer. 'If I am gone or dead', it read, 'question Ron'. By the time the letter was found, Amy was already missing.  Helicopters and 'missing' poster ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Piece of Cake: A Memoir by Cupcake Brown
    A Piece of Cake: A Memoir - by Cupcake Brown

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780553818178 | ISBN 10: 0553818171

    From beloved daughter to abused foster child to crack addict, this is the heart-wrenching true story of a girl named Cupcake Brown.  Following her mother’s death, Cupcake was just eleven years old when she entered the child welfare system. Moved f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Tricky Part: One Boy
    The Tricky Part: One Boy's Fall from Trespass into Grace - by Martin Moran

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780285637474 | ISBN 10: 0285637479

    A wonderfully written, thoughtful account of the sexual abuse suffered by the author, and how it affected his life.  Martin Morgan grew up in Denver where what seemed most central, most important, was that his family belonged to Christ the King ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rock Me Gently: A Memoir of a Convent Childhood by Judith Kelly
    Rock Me Gently: A Memoir of a Convent Childhood - by Judith Kelly

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747587149 | ISBN 10: 0747587140

    A harrowing and moving memoir about childhood and coming to terms with the past. Revised and updated with a new introduction. In the 1950s, shortly after her father's death, Judith Kelly was left in the care of nuns at a Catholic orphanage whil ... more

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  • Cover image of book Behind Closed Doors by Jenny Tomlin
    Behind Closed Doors - by Jenny Tomlin

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780340837924 | ISBN 10: 0340837926

    This is the number one bestselling, heartbreaking childhood memoir of abuse and true story of the triumph of the human spirit. Jenny grew up in a house where no-one was safe. Born one of five children in the East End, her childhood was spent in squal ... more

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