Resource material and interviews

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stitches_(book)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Small

http://www.davidsmallbooks.com

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/authors/28746/david-small

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/43726550-home-after-dark

http://www.davidsmallbooks.com/homeafterdark

https://www.worldliteraturetoday.org/2012/march/conversation-illustrator-david-small-julia-tindell

http://www.smithmag.net/memoirville/2009/10/06/interview-david-small-author-of-stitches/

https://bigthink.com/videos/big-think-interview-with-david-small

https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=112842179

Points to Cover In Essay:

Small contributing to the increase in youth recognition as emotionally intelligent members of society.

The therapeutic value of looking at your past from a third person perspective

Depersonalization and dissociation

Personifying monsters; how telling someone else’s story helps us relate to bad people, and the value of sympathizing with antagonists