I Am Mine Alone
In this beautifully illustrated book, Raquel Díaz Reguera evocatively addresses the delicate theme of abusive relationships, creating awareness of what is acceptable and what is not.Complete description
When Mousy moves in with Buck, she finds their life isn’t quite like she thought it would be… Buck seems to want to control everything she does. He starts asking her strange questions: “Isn’t it a little late for you to be getting home?”, “Are you hiding something from me?”, “Wear this – don’t you want to look pretty for me?”.
As time goes on, Buck becomes more possesive and, while Mousy seems to shrink, Buck seems to be transforming from a mouse to a cat. Mousy must find the courage to escape the burrow.
- Picture Book
- Years: + 8 years
- Size: 9 x 10 3/5 in
- Product Form: Hardback
- Pages: 40
- ISBN: 978-84-19253-59-0
- $ 17,99 / 15,90 €
The pictures are both essential to the story’s impact and a potential barrier to an older readership, but many older children, teens, and even some adults who have encountered similar situations will find it an affirming balm.
The courageous heroine and titular mantra will resonate with those who recognize the dynamic.
This will serve as important discussion material between young girls and adults who oversee their growth.