New Perspectives Discussion Series

photo of book cover and speaker


     We will be discussing the book Girls Like Us: fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, An Activist Finds Her Calling and Heals Herself by Rachel Lloyd. Heidi Mercer, Assistant Professor of Social Work at Bluffton University will lead the discussion.  Copies of the book are available on Hoopla and Libby for download and at the reference desk at the library. This program is funded by a grant from the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation. Register for the discussion by e-mailing and let her know you'd like an invitation to the discussion.


Girls Like Us by Rachel Lloyd


Resources for Further Exploration



Organizations and Resources for Children, Parents, and Victims







Documentaries, Docuseries, and Videos



Picture Books


  • Healing Days: A Guide for Kids who have Experienced Trauma by Susan Farber Straus, PhD, illustrated by Maria Bogade
  • I Said No!: A Kid-To-Kid guide to Keeping Private Parts Private by Zack and Kimberly King, illustrated by Sue Ramá
  • The Right Touch: A Read Aloud Story to Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse by Sandy Kleven, illustrated by Jody Bergsma
  • Your Body Belongs to You by Cornelia Spelman, illustrated by Teri Weidner
  • Say No and Go: Stranger Safety by Jill Urban Donahue, illustrated by Bob Masheris
  • Not Everyone is Nice: Helping Children Learn Caution with Strangers by Frederick Alimonti and Ann Tedesco, illustrated by Erik DePrince and Jessica Volinski
  • Dreams for Our Daughters by Ruth Doyle and Ashling Lindsay
  • Say Something by Peter Hamilton Reynolds
  • I Am Enough by Grace Byers
  • My Body Belongs to Me from My Head to My Toes by proFamilia, illustrated by Dagmar Geisler


Middle Grade Books



Teen Books