• 32 Pages
  • 8" x 9"
  • 9780807553190
  • January 1984

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  • Her personable, easygoing voice starts off by talking about privacy—what it means in terms of possessions, mail, one’s own room, etc., and then extends to the concept of bodies…A discussion of touching—good touching and unwanted touching—establishes the right of an individual to set limits on what’s comfortable for one’s own body and emotions…Thus evolve some principles of sound judgment for young children.

    - Booklist

  • Julie discusses the fact that some things should be private, and includes certain parts of the body and how she feels about her right to say “stop” even to a brother who is innocently tickling her…the book does a better job than many of striking a nice balance between a calm attitude about the likelihood of harassment and a serious attitude about what to do if it occurs.

    - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books


Common Core

RI.2.1,4,6,7,8,9 RI.3.1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9 SL.2.1a,1b,1c,2,3,4 SL.3.1a,1b,1c,1d,2,3,4