Laurie Tells

Title

Laurie Tells

Authors

Linda Lowery

Illustrator

Eric Karpinski

Publisher

Carolrhoda Books

Publication Year

1994

ISBN

9780981511214

Pages

40 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When her mother doesn't believe her, eleven-year-old Laurie tells a supportive aunt that she is being sexually abused by her father

Grade Level

3-5

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Family Violence; sexual abuse; abusive father

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Joan Fassler Memorial Book Award, 1995, Winner
Outstanding Books by Wisconsin Authors and Illustrators, 1995, Winner

Keywords

telling; phone; safety; crying; sadness; fear; leaves; family; help

Diversity Impact

direct

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