Girls Against Girls: Why We Are Mean to Each Other and How We Can Change
This guide for teenage girls explains why girls can sometimes be mean to each other,
what to do if you are a victim of bullying, and the importance of treating other girls
with respect. 2009.
Beard, Candy j.
Please Don't Cry, Cheyenne
Follows a young girl in junior high school who must deal with being bullied by her classmates.
Cheyenne is a very poor girl; plain to look at and has no friends to call her own. She is on the
outside, desperately looking in. She has been bullied and humiliated almost on a daily basis by
the same rich clique for years; yet Cheyenne wants nothing more than to be accepted by them...
especially the group's leader, Crystal Jones. 2008.
Collins, B. R.
The Traitor Game
Fifteen-year-old Michael and his friend Francis both feel betrayed when someone at their private
school learns of Evgard, a secret fantasy world they created together, but when a sadistic bully
becomes involved in Michael's plan for revenge, the boys and Evgard itself face grave danger. 2008.
Ellis, Ann Dee
This is What I did
Bullied because of an incident in his past, eighth-grader Logan is unhappy at his new school and has difficulty
relating to others until he meets a quirky girl and a counselor who believe in him. 2007.
Harangued by his father about his weight and bullied in all the many schools he has attended,
teenaged Michael finds some comfort in his ability to experience "lucid" dreaming but then starts
to notice that the things that happen in his dreams are starting to occur in the real world as well. 2008.
Koss, Amy Goldman
In a government class three popular girls undergo a mock trial for their ruthless bullying of a
Overweight, fifteen-year-old Tristan, who lives happily with his divorced mother and her boyfriend
Frank, suddenly finds that he must deal with intensified criticism about his weight and other aspects
of his life when Frank's popular but troubled, nutrition-obsessed daughter moves in. 2005.
Peters, Julie Anne
By the Time You Read This, I'll be Dead
High school student Daelyn Rice, who's been bullied throughout her school career and has more than
once attempted suicide, again makes plans to kill herself, in spite of the persistent attempts of an
unusual boy to draw her out. 2010.
Bullied constantly during his freshman year in high school, Cameron's anger and isolation grows,
leading to deadly consequences. 2008.
Pixley, Marcella Fleischman
Twelve-year-old Miriam, poetic, smart, and quirky, is considered a freak by the popular girls at her
middle school, and she eventually explodes in response to their bullying, revealing an inner strength
she did not know she had. 2007.
Some girls Are
Regina, a high school senior in the popular--and feared--crowd, suddenly falls out of favor and
becomes the object of the same sort of vicious bullying that she used to inflict on others, until
she finds solace with one of her former victims. 2010.
Down Sand Mountain
In a small Florida mining town in 1966, twelve-year-old Dewey faces one worst-day-ever after another,
but comes to know that the issues he faces about bullies, girls, race, and identity are part of the adult
world, as well. 2008.
Three bullied seventh graders use their smarts to get the better of their tormentors by starting an e-mail
forum at school in which they publicize their experiences. Unexpectedly, lots of other kids come forward to
confess their similar troubles, and it becomes clear that the problem at their school is bigger than anyone
The lives of Leticia, Dominique, and Trina are irrevocably intertwined through the course of one day in an
urban high school after Leticia overhears Dominique's plans to beat up Trina and must decide whether
or not to get involved. 2009.