[Book Review] The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself

A book to help hurt children learn that it's okay to let their defenses down and trust.

The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself

Jessica Kingsley Publishers; 2015; 4 – 9 years

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After traumatic early experiences, Boy constructs a wall around himself. Within the wall, he feels safe, confident, and strong, but after Someone Kind comes along, Boy begins to wonder about life outside of the barriers he’s erected. Will he learn to break down his walls and place trust in others? Illustrated by Kara Simpson.


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