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Consent and Boundaries Books for Kids and Teens

Will Ladybug Hug? Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338215601
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Published: Cartwheel Books - October 30th, 2018

You loved Will Bear Share? and Will Sheep Sleep?, now get to know Ladybug in a hilarious new high-fiving and hugging-themed addition to creator Hilary Leung's animal books!

One ladybug.Many friends.One timeless question: Will Ladybug Hug?Meet Ladybug. Ladybug loves to hug!


Please Don't Give Me a Hug! Cover Image
By Judi Moreillon, Estelle Corke (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781595729170
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Published: Star Bright Books - April 20th, 2021

C is for Consent Cover Image
By Eleanor Morrison, Faye Orlove (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780999890806
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Published: Phonics with Finn - May 1st, 2018

We Listen to Our Bodies (We Say What's Okay Series) Cover Image
By Lydia Bowers, Isabel Muñoz (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781631985003
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Published: Free Spirit Publishing - March 5th, 2021

Deja helps young children recognize their emotions by listening to their bodies

Body awareness is a key foundation of consent.


Rissy No Kissies Cover Image
By Katey Howes, Jess Engle (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541597983
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - March 2nd, 2021

A lovebird who doesn't like kisses?


Can I Give You a Squish? Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984814777
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Published: Dial Books - June 9th, 2020

An important lesson on consent for over-exuberant little huggers, nestled inside this lighthearted, summery story about expressions of love and friendship.


Don't Hug Doug: (He Doesn't Like It) Cover Image
By Carrie Finison, Daniel Wiseman (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984813022
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 26th, 2021

Meet Doug, an ordinary kid who doesn't like hugs, in this fun and exuberant story which aims to spark discussions about bodily autonomy and consent--from author Carrie Finison and the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of The World Needs More Purple People, Daniel Wiseman.


More Than Fluff Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593179055
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021

A fresh, funny, and timely picture book about a fuzzy chick navigating autonomy and consent. The perfect conversation starter on the topic for young children.


Miles Is the Boss of His Body Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780989407137
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Published: Rubys Studio - September 16th, 2014

The latest installment in The Mother Company's award-winning MILES series, Miles Is The Boss Of His Body is a fun, engaging way to explore the potentially difficult topic of kids personal safety.


Ask First, Monkey!: A Playful Introduction to Consent and Boundaries Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781787754102
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Published: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - July 21st, 2020

You have the power to protect yourself and others

What does it mean to be safe? Does it mean beating a throw to home plate? Does it mean never taking risks? No Being safe is about feeling secure, feeling protected and being responsive--no matter the environment or situation.


Don't Touch My Hair! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316562577
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

An entertaining picture book that teaches the importance of asking for permission first as a young girl attempts to escape the curious hands that want to touch her hair.


It's MY Body: A Book to Teach Young Children How to Resist Uncomfortable Touch Cover Image
By Lory Freeman, Carol Deach (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780943990033
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Published: Parenting Press - January 1st, 1982

My Body Is Private Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780807553190
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - January 1st, 1984

Julie, who is eight or nine, talks about privacy and about saying "no" to touching that makes her uncomfortable.


Let's Talk About Body Boundaries, Consent and Respect: Teach children about body ownership, respect, feelings, choices and recognizing bullying behavi Cover Image
By Sarah Jennings (Illustrator), Jayneen Sanders
$11.94
ISBN: 9781925089189
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Published: Educate2empower Publishing - November 10th, 2017

Teaching young children about body boundaries, both theirs and others, is crucial to a child's growing sense of self, their confidence and how they should expect to be treated by others. A child growing up knowing they have a right to their own personal space, gives that child ownership and choices as to what happens to them and to their body.


My Body! What I Say Goes!: Teach children body safety, safe/unsafe touch, private parts, secrets/surprises, consent, respect Cover Image
By Jayneen Sanders, Anna Hancock (Illustrator)
$11.94
ISBN: 9781925089264
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Published: Educate2empower Publishing - July 1st, 2016

The crucial skills taught in this book will help children to protect their bodies from inappropriate touch.


No Means No!: Teaching personal boundaries, consent; empowering children by respecting their choices and right to say 'no!' Cover Image
By Jayneen Sanders, Cherie Zamazing (Illustrator)
$11.10
ISBN: 9781925089226
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Published: Upload Publishing Pty Ltd - March 28th, 2015

'No Means No ' is a children's picture book about an empowered little girl who has a very strong and clear voice in all issues, especially those relating to her body and personal boundaries. This book can be read to children from 3 to 9 years. It is a springboard for discussions regarding children's choices and their rights.


Inside Out: Your Body is Amazing Inside and Out and Belongs Only To You Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781470113995
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - March 21st, 2012

Inside Out: Your Body is Amazing Inside and Out and Belongs Only to You is an innovative approach to child abuse prevention that is body-positive, affirming, and empowering. Replacing programs that place the burden on prevention on the child, the diverse children in this interactive coloring book teach seven "big" lessons to their peers. With a focus of targeting third and fourth graders, Dr.


Your Body Belongs to You Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780807594735
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - January 1st, 1997

In simple, reassuring language, the author explains that a child's body is his or her own; that it is all right for kids to decline a friendly hug or kiss, even from someone they love; and that you can still be friends even if you don't want a hug now.


Consent (for Kids!): Boundaries, Respect, and Being in Charge of YOU Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316457736
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

With clear explanations, fun illustrations, and expertly-presented information, Consent (for Kids!) is an empowering introduction to consent, bodily autonomy, and how to respect yourself and others.

Consent is like being ruler of your own country...population: YOU.


What Does Consent Really Mean? Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781848193307
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Published: Singing Dragon - November 21st, 2017

"Consent is not the absence of 'NO', it is an enthusiastic YES "

While seemingly straightforward, Tia and Bryony hadn't considered this subject too seriously until it comes up in conversation with their friends and they realise just how important it is.


The Big Questions Book of Sex & Consent Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140183
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Published: Levine Querido - September 15th, 2020

What this book is NOT:

The fear-based How-To on sex and consent, oversimplified and focused on technicalities, that represents so much of our sexual education today.

What this book IS:


Can We Talk About Consent?: A book about freedom, choices, and agreement Cover Image
By Justin Hancock, Fuchsia MacAree (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780711256569
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - January 26th, 2021

What exactly is consent? Why does it matter? How can you respect other people’s boundaries, and have them respect yours? 

Can We Talk About Consent? breaks down the basics of how to give and get consent in every aspect of life for readers aged 14 years and older. It's a powerful word, but not everyone understands exactly what it means.


#metoo and You: Everything You Need to Know about Consent, Boundaries, and More Cover Image
By Halley Bondy, Timothy Corbett (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781541581593
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Published: Zest Books (Tm) - February 2nd, 2021

The #MeToo movement has changed the way many people view the world, but how well do tweens understand it? Middle-grade readers are ready to learn about consent, harassment, and abuse, as well as healthy boundaries in all their relationships.


Fired Up about Consent Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781771133524
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Published: Between the Lines - March 15th, 2021

According to the World Health Organization, one in three women will be sexually or physically assaulted in her lifetime. These rates are very similar for non-binary people and other feminized people, too. This is rape culture, and young adults are living through it here and now.


Real Talk about Sex and Consent: What Every Teen Needs to Know (Instant Help Solutions) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781684034499
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Published: Instant Help Publications - October 1st, 2020

"A truly vital and nuanced guide that is as empowering as it is educational."
--School Library Journal (starred review)


Consent: The New Rules of Sex Education: Every Teen's Guide to Healthy Sexual Relationships Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781641522809
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Published: Althea Press - December 11th, 2018

A contemporary guide to sex education that answers the most pressing questions teens and young adults have about dating, relationships, consent, and sexual safety.


Respect: Everything a Guy Needs to Know About Sex, Love, and Consent Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143134251
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Published: Penguin Books - August 27th, 2019

"A straightforward, accessible guide to help young men navigate sex, relationships, consent, gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual health and more." —USA Today

An all-encompassing guide to help guys navigate sex, relationships, and consent in the post-#MeToo world.


A Quick & Easy Guide to Consent Cover Image
By Luke Howard (Illustrator), Isabella Rotman
$7.99
ISBN: 9781620107942
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Published: Limerence Press - October 27th, 2020

A quick, easy and important educational illustrated guide to giving and receiving consent in sex, relationships, and other physical contact. 

How do you tell someone you want to do stuff with them? How do you ask if they want to do stuff with you? How do you know what stuff you want to do with each other?