Oct 17, 2018 theres only one you a gun safety book for children is a book about firearm safety for both parents and kids the story for children is approachable and discusses how accidents can happen in daily life but theyre still loved and the accidents are often easily fixed. A gun safety book for kids jones, kermit, brill, christy on. Registration is limited so i expect it to sell out. How a childrens book is helping parents talk to their kids about gun violence the president sang amazing grace is an illustrated childrens bookadapted from a short film and songthat takes inspiration from obamas musical eulogy for the 2015 charleston church shooting victims. She wrote the book as a new option for parents to break the ice with kids on the topic of gun safety. It is not intended to be a substitute for an actual firearms safety course. For course information, certifications, or instructor bios go to our website. Unfortunately, a gun in the house is much more likely to hurt or kill a member of the household or a friend than an intruder. A book for children age a book to cover ideas about children s safety in many different areas. Never handle a gun when you are in an emotional state such as anger or depression. Even if the firearms are safety out of a childrens reach, its important to educate them on gun safety and the consequences that they bring. Children as young as 3 years old may be strong enough to pull the trigger of a handgun.
Feb 18, 2018 no surprise, my daughter and i have read my childrens book on gun safety a number of times. Nra tells parents to keep guns in kids rooms for safety. Keeping our children safe from harm is an everyday battle, but one that they can assist us with when they are armed with the foreknowledge on how to protect themselves. The 10 best gun safety training classes near me 2020. We preach gun safety to our children all the time but its nice to have a different angle of approach. Designed for young children of all ages and those who wish to learn and educate others on safety with guns. Posted in 21st century, american children s books, book history and bibliography, cotsen curatorial, english language children s books, exhibitions, news tagged alt publishing for children, anarchism in children s books, antivaxxer children s books, barry goldwater coloring book, coloring books, eddie eagle gun safety program, national rifle.
My newest book for kids is already a bestseller in childrens health and safety on. A childrens book about gun safety is also on kindle unlimited and now is a great time to talk to your kids about gun safety especially when you have their attention as you shelter in place. A childrens book to teach kids about gun rights msnbc. Tom knighton tom knighton is a navy veteran, a former newspaperman, a novelist, and a blogger and lifetime shooter. The following firearm safety certificate fsc bureau of firearms publications are currently available online. This book is neutral in its opinion of guns and focuses on keeping children safe by helping them to distinguish between guns that are real and those that are for play. We talk to kids about the dangers of fire, drugs, stranger. Enough is enough is an all you need to know handbook for anyone who s interested in learning about gun violence in american schools.
Mar 09, 2017 the book introduces children to the friendly characters of law enforcement who populate our cities and counties and the gun they use to keep us safe. The book illustrates this concept with lessons in diversity, responsibility, and even fire safety, and its fun. World champion professional shooter, firearms instructor, and mother julie golob helps you start this crucial conversation with her childrens book about gun safety. Firearm safety state of california department of justice.
Theres never too much reinforcement when it comes to guns and kids, so an additional approach to complement parental instruction is very much welcome. So i was pleased when yehuda remer asked me to read his new childrens book, safety on. Review of safety on, a book about gun safety for children. The book, my parents open carry, follows yearold brenna strong and her parents as they run errands together with their firearm in tow. Publications fsc manual, pdf revised january 2019 fsc study guide, pdf revised january 2019 fsc study guidespanish, pdf revised january 2019. Learn gun safety, outdoor ethics, and wildlife conservation with barney this book belongs to.
Gun safety for kids should also equip them with what to do in case they encounter an emergency concerning guns outside your home. The best part, if you take advantage of the kindle unlimited trial, its free to read. I first got started teaching gun safety and basic gun handling to children way back in the early 1990s. At least 265 people were accidentally shot by kids in 2015, and so far in 2016, there have been at least 96 accidental shootings by children. A depressed teen or adult feels suicidal and there is a gun readily available. A child or teen finds the gun and accidentally pulls the trigger. As ugly as it is to talk about child dangers such as child abductions, fire injuries, and gun safety, it is necessary to teach children. A childrens book about gun safety has reached the top of the amazon sales chart in the childrens safety books category. Golob recently shed some light on her experience learning firearms safety, how she taught. Shooting sports usa julie golobs new gun safety book for. So, it was with great interest that i recently ordered three new books for children, which pertain to firearms and firearm safety. Theres only one you is not a pro or antigun book, but instead a book intended to be a fun read for young children and their parents, with general reminders about accidents and safety, and a. What you should know by rachel ellenberg schulson and illustrator mary jones. This book has a distinct way of giving preschool children examples of real guns and play guns.
Children will learn what to do if someone shows them a gun or threaten them with one in our gun safety and me childrens activity book. The book introduces children to the friendly characters of law enforcement who populate our cities and counties and the gun they use to keep us safe. Its a goldmine of info and statistics, but definitely something i knew that gun safety for students has been an ongoing issue for a long while now, but after reading this book, i realized just how serious it was. Clearly mccanns book is a work of advocacya clarion call to action, and she expresses her hope that it will inspire readers to become gun safety activists.
The hard facts about gun safety children as young as 3 years old may be strong enough to pull the trigger of a handgun. Topics discussed in the book includes water safety, behavior issues, computer safety, appropriate adult interaction, fire safety and more. Enough is enough book by michelle roehm mccann, shannon. I put a web site online in 1998 called marcs gun safety and firearm education site. A youth program that teaches gun safety, outdoor ethics, and wildlife conservation, presented by the florida fish and wildlife conservation commission. Provides a space at the end of the book to insert a childs picture. Gun safety literature, videos and resources including gun safety and etiquette, project childsafe and suicide prevention information. Gun safety org taps book professionals for new advocacy group. Author julie golob is a prominent voice for sharing safe, responsible gun ownership throughout the firearms industry and beyond. Theres only one you a gun safety book for children. Childrens party packagesgun safety training for children. Nov 29, 2018 theres only one you is not a pro or antigun book, but instead a book intended to be a fun read for young children and their parents, with general reminders about accidents and safety, and a.
It s a goldmine of info and statistics, but definitely something i knew that gun safety for students has been an ongoing issue for a long while now, but after reading this book, i realized just how serious it was. Brennas parents visibly carry a handgun with them for selfdefense, reads a blurb on the books website, which also describes the fictional family as standing up for their 2nd amendment rights by open carrying and bringing gun ownership out of the. Kansas city, mo author julie golob is a prominent voice for sharing safe, responsible gun ownership throughout. As parents, not only do we struggle with the host of misinformation presented on tv, movies and even in the news, we struggle with. Author launches progun childrens book bearing arms. No surprise, my daughter and i have read my childrens book on gun safety a number of times. For me, teaching gun safety and basic firearm education is both a hobby and a passion. A childrens book about gun safety aims to motivate families to start the conversation regarding firearms with kids at an early age.
Posted in 21st century, american childrens books, book history and bibliography, cotsen curatorial, english language childrens books, exhibitions, news tagged alt publishing for children, anarchism in childrens books, antivaxxer childrens books, barry goldwater coloring book, coloring books, eddie eagle gun safety program, national rifle. Gorp childrens books teach children about body privacy. What 8, 10 or even 15 year old girl or boy wouldnt want to learn how to shoot a bb gun or. A childrens book about gun safety, encourages families to start the conversation about. The american academy of pediatrics suggests parents get serious about making sure guns are locked up by the time kids are ready to crawl around 6 months. Shooting sports usa julie golobs new gun safety book. Firearm safety certificate publications state of california. Never shoot a gun in celebration the fourth of july or new years eve, for example. Julie is a dedicated ambassador and industry leader who shares her passion for gun safety, firearms education. Get away from the person if they find themselves in a scenario where a person with a gun, even with concealed carry becomes a threat, the way to ensure their safety is to get themselves away from the person.
With 32 pages of learning and entertainment, the book will certainly educate an entire. If there is one thing children love to talk about, its toys. Two gun rights advocates have authored a book in an attempt to teach kids. Despite how polarizing the media and politics have made the topic of firearms, we must talk with our children about guns and firearm safety to protect them and. This book is intended to be used as a launching point of discussion with children. Download this book this evening and read it to my children and they absolutely loved it. Gun safety books for children doctors for responsible gun. Jan 04, 2018 world champion professional shooter, firearms instructor, and mother julie golob helps you start this crucial conversation with her childrens book about gun safety. Eddie and his wing team are on a mission to help you teach prek through 4th graders what to do if they ever come across a gun stop. The eddie eagle gunsafe program is a gun accident prevention program that seeks to help parents, law enforcement, community groups and educators navigate a topic paramount to our childrens safety. An introduction to the world of firearms for children. Three out of four children living in a house with a gun know where the gun is, even when their parents think they dont know.
Michelle roehm mccann has worked as a childrens book editor and art director for more than 20 years, and written and compiled several awardwinning childrens books of her own. The six basic safety rules are the foundational rules for gun safety. A depressed teen or adult feels suicidal and there is. Never shoot a gun in celebration the fourth of july or new year s eve, for example. World champion shooter julie golob teaches firearm safety. I talk about the three main purposes of the course on this fb live. We are offering the opportunity to provide your child safety training and basic handling instruction by a certified nra firearms instructor.
A childrens book about gun safety golob, julie, batra, nancy on. Three books to teach preschool safety lesson plans. A gun safety book for children cleckner, ryan m, thomas, laura, miller, joanne on. Theres only one you a gun safety book for children is a book about firearm safety for both parents and kids the story for children is approachable and discusses how accidents can happen in daily life but theyre still loved and the accidents are often easily fixed. Seek out a local safety course in your area, and attend with your child to demonstrate to them the importance of gun safety. The nonprofit everytown for gun safety has recruited a group of book industry professionalsover writers, illustrators, editors and agentsto speak out against gun violence. However, there are additional safety points that must not be overlooked. Use these top three recommended books to help teach your preschoolers safety lesson plans. A childrens guide to the second amendment and the abcs of guns julie golob. Eddie eagle gun safety program cotsen childrens library.
This fourstep message is explained to children using activity books, a poster, and a short animated video. Enough is enough is an all you need to know handbook for anyone whos interested in learning about gun violence in american schools. Ryans book is well written and very easy to understand, its a book that children will actually like. We need to take extra precautions when kids are in an environment where guns are present. A book for children age a book to cover ideas about childrens safety in many different areas. If your child sees a gun, he or she should follow the basic safety measures of the eddie eagle elementary gun safety education program. How a childrens book is helping parents talk to their. As parents, not only do we struggle with the host of misinformation presented on tv, movies and even in the news, we struggle with the when, where and how of introducing our kids to safe and.
Promotional gun safety and me childrens activity book. A gun in the house also can be used to hurt or kill someone when. A decorated, multitime world and national champion in the shooting sports, u. I have a course that will drop mid december and registration opened up at midnight. With the picture in place, the child becomes an instant star. Theres only one you a gun safety book for children gun.
I enjoy reading, and i definitely love to get my hands on books about firearms, training, safety, drills you name it. No, not a lesson in how to handle a weapon, the gorps gift is a loving treatise in what to do, and mostly, what not to do, if the child comes into contact with one of the more than 200 million guns that exist in the. Kansas city, mo author julie golob is a prominent voice for. Follow all firearm safety and range rules to ensure you stay safe.29 503 328 464 350 296 782 566 509 1576 750 417 1192 1335 584 1050 406 1185 908 625 360 454 819 1055 758 223 298 537 591 771 593 574 1395