Where Hands Go
The Power of No
by Krystaelynne Sanders Diggs
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Pub Date 09 Feb 2023 | Archive Date 05 Jun 2023
"Where Hands Go: The Power of No" - A Must-Read Book for Parents!
This is the third book in the series and it is a powerful and inspiring children's book that teaches the importance of body safety and the power of the word "no." With playful and engaging rhymes, children will learn to recognize and speak out against unwanted touches, set boundaries, and communicate with trusted adults.
The book includes a comprehensive parent resource guide that provides valuable information and support for parents, teachers, and caregivers. With one in four girls and one in six boys at risk of sexual abuse before the age of 18, it is crucial that we educate our children about body safety. The book helps to increase knowledge and awareness, empowering children to protect themselves and create a safer world for all children.
Teach your child the power of "no" and give them the tools they need to be a body safety hero. Get your copy of "Where Hands Go: The Power of No" today and be a part of the thousands of parents and educators who have already made this book a bestseller.
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A great book for kids about the power of saying no. I love that the characters were superheroes to illustrate that saying no is powerful. I didn't love the art with the very computer generated style. But overall, a good book for kids to read.
I can't commend this book enough.
The message is SO IMPORTANT and is something I've been teaching my 2.5 year old recently.
It's never too early to teach your kids.
The illustrations were bright and colourful!
I love a children's book that rhymes,
It was fun but the message was clear
I'll be buying this book for sure'
This is an extremely important book to read & discuss with children. Using it as a discussion springboard can help parents & educators keep our children safe as they learn and grow. I liked the various scenarios pictured in the book and felt they were well depicted and could be used in multiple ways to help children ascertain the important ways they need to be aware of their surroundings and protect themselves. I would like to have seen the word ‘no’ on the hand as well as ‘stop’ however. I also appreciated all the parental & educator advise given at the beginning and end of the child’s portion of the story! This is a book that belongs in every home & schoolroom!
I thought the messaging and content for caregivers was great. It's an important message, and it seems accessible. I didn't love the artwork, but would still recommend based on the message.
This children's book contains adorable illustrations which are likely to appeal to young kids. That is important, because the topic it discusses can be a difficult one to raise with a young child.
But the importance of teaching kids about "good touch" vs "bad touch" cannot really be overstated. And it is vital that children understand that they have a degree of agency over their bodily integrity.
The rhyming approach taken by the author is a good idea, and again, is likely to appeal to young children. But the rhymes could have been improved in some instances.
Also, I think it would have been useful to have a more nuanced approach to the use of the word no, rather than glorifying it entirely - since, as any parent can confirm, no is a word parents hear all too often e.g. when it comes to vegetable consumption!
But I did love the illustrations, and overall, this is a good attempt to address a difficult topic.
This is an amazing low-level book on the power of saying no. This is an easy to understand book about exerting control over your body and your feelings even at a young age. I think that every library, elementary school, and social worker/social services office should have a copy of this book.
This is such an important topic and is crucial to teach to even very young children. The power of no is quite powerful and every child needs to learn that no means no when it comes to unwanted touching, and to feel safe and respected. Highly recommended.
<i><u>I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own. </i></u>
we loved the superhero imagery throughout. such a great message with fun illustrations depicting lots of ways and reasons to say no. this sparked a wonderful conversation with my 5 year old.
i loved the resources for caregivers at the end as well on ways to expand the conversation
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