You Ruined It

Anastasia Higginbotham (Author)


Publisher: Dottir Press
Binding: pb
Pages: 96
Released: April 5, 2022
ISBN-13: 9781948340304

In You Ruined It, Anastasia Higginbotham, acclaimed author of Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness, sheds light on the confusion and pain that many children feel in the aftermath of incest and sexual assault.

When eleven-year-old Dawn discloses that a favorite cousin sexually assaulted her, it's hard to tell what hurts more: the betrayal or the fall-out. After all, everyone always says to tell someone, but does this mean she'll never get to hang out with him again? What if he goes to jail? 

And the biggest question of all: How will she know if she can trust someone again?

You Ruined It is a testament to a child's experience of a confusing betrayal, her broken heart, and the loved ones who help her piece it back together.

Recommended for ages 8–12.

AK press

Join the Friends of AK Press and
automatically receive every new book
we publish!

Join Today