True story books about child abuse
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Publishers Weekly , featuring Little Girl Leaving in BookLife, writes: "Based on a true story and told from the first-person, present tense perspective of the child, this novel presents various forms of child abuse and how children are forced to confront them. The World Health Organization reports that half of all children are victims of sexual, physical or other forms of violence. The Centers for Disease Control CDC research shows approximately 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused before the age of Lisa Blume , the author of Little Girl Leaving , quoted a New York Times editorial when testifying on Washington child sexual abuse statute of limitations saying the MeToo movement showed the risk for victims speaking out against their abusers, noting: "Now consider how much harder it must be for a child. Kirkus Reviews writes: "The author, who works as a producer of public service media and research projects, says she hopes the book 'will help adults to experience life as a very young child who needs them does.
This book is the story of Constance Briscoe, who got constantly abused by her mother throughout her whole childhood. After years of constant abuse, beatings and even starvation, she got abandoned by her mother when she was 13, but she managed to survive and eventually tell us her story in this book. Thanks for voting! Please tell us why you like it! Please tell us why you don't like it!
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