Bullies & Bullying

Non-Fiction

Ellis, Deborah

We Want You to Know: Kids Talk About Bullying

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Presents interviews with students who have been bullied, as they describe

their experiences with peers, parents, teachers, and school administrators,

along with advice on the best methods that can be used to stop bullying

behavior. 2010.

 

MacEachern, Robyn

Cyberbulling: Deal With It and CTRL ALT Delete It

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Describes the different methods of cyberbullying and what can be done to

prevent, avoid, and manage it, and provides quizzes to determine what is

cyberbullying and who can be affected by it. 2008. (Ages 9 & Up)

 

Criswell, Patti Kelley

Stand Up for Yourself & Your Friends

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This book is full of tips, from clever comebacks to the best ways to ignore

someone who bullies. 2009.  (Ages 8 and up)

 

Johnson, Julie

Bullies and Gangs

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Discusses why people bully others, who they pick, and how to cope with

the problems of being bullied.  1998. (Ages 7-9)

 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Stop Bullying Now!

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As part of the Stop Bullying Now! campaign, this DVD compilation includes

12 animated webisodes featuring school-age characters dealing with bullying

episodes, five TV and two radio public service announcements to promote

the campaign, and five video workshops developed for professionals in the

education, health and safety, mental health, and law-enforcement fields

who encounter and deal with bullying behaviors.  2006.

 

Romain, Trevor

Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain

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A serious yet humorous guide to dealing with bullies.  1997.  (Ages 8-10)

 

Johnston, Marianne

Dealing with Bullying

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Describes what is meant by bullying; then goes on to explain why bullies act

as they do, how to deal with them, and how to stop being one.  1996.  (Ages 5-8)

 

Webster-Doyle, Terrence

Why is Everybody Always Picking On Me?

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Stories and activities demonstrate how to resolve conflicts nonviolently and how

to peacefully confront hostile aggression. 1998. (Ages 8-14)

 

Davis, Stan

Schools Where Everyone Belongs

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Practical strategies for reducing bullying.  2007.

 

Cohen-Posey, Kate

How to Handle Bullies, Teasers and Other Meanies

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Provides information on what makes bullies and teasers tick, how to handle bullies,

how to deal with prejudice, and how to defend oneself when being teased or

insulted. 1995. (Ages 9-12)

 

 

Fiction

 

 

Codell, Esme Raji

Vive la Paris

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Fifth-grader Paris learns some lessons about dealing with bullies of all kinds

as she wonders how to stop a classmate from beating up her brother at school

and as she learns about the Holocaust from her piano teacher, Mrs. Rosen.  2006.

(Ages 9-12)

 

Kuivila, Janet

The Gamma Girls of Chagrin Falls

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Gamma Girls weaves information about female social hierarchy into an enjoyable

story about two girls Lillie and Rose, 4th graders at Chagrin Falls, who meet by

accident and quickly learn the hierarchy of girls. 2004. (Ages9-12)

 

McCord, Pat Mauser

A Bundle of Sticks

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The frequent target of a bully, eleven-year-old Ben gets sick at the thought of

fighting back until his father insists he take a self-defense course, and Ben

learns that it is okay to be himself. 2004. (Ages 9 - 12)

 

McKay, Hilary

Indigo's Star

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Spurred on by his youngest sister, Rose, twelve-year-old Indigo sticks up for

himself and an American boy who has replaced him as the primary target of

the school bullies.  2004. Ages (9-12)

 

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds

Roxie and the Hooligans

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Roxie Warbler, the niece of a famous explorer, follows Uncle Dangerfoot's

advice on how to survive any crisis when she becomes stranded on an island

with a gang of school bullies and a pair of murderous bank robbers.  2006. (Ages 8-10)

 

Preller, James

Bystander

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Thirteen-year-old Eric discovers there are consequences to not standing by and

watching as the bully at his new school hurts people, but although school officials

are aware of the problem, Eric may be the one with a solution. 2009. (Ages 11-14)

 

Tacang, Brian

Bully-be-Gone

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Budding-inventor Millicent Madding launches her latest invention to disastrous results,

and she has only days to create an antidote before the local bullies wreak havoc and

her dearest friendships are destroyed forever. 2006. (Ages 8-11)