Tag Archive: Bullying

Bullying Prevention Month

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Vicious: True Stories by Teens About Bullying, edited by Hope Vanderberg. 2012. 9781575424132. Gr 7-12. Continuing our theme of highlighting titles about bullying to emphasize National Bullying Prevention Month, I would like to… Continue reading

Anti-Bullying Awareness Month

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Bullying seems to be running rampant in our schools today.  Not only are kids verbally and physically abused, but media and social networking has made it possible to humiliate someone on a national… Continue reading

Perspectives on Bullying

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The bully, the victim, and the bystander.  The Weird series explores all three perspectives in a simple, straightforward way that will encourage kids to think about their peers in a new way.  We… Continue reading

Book Review: Liar & Spy

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Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead. August 2012. 9780385737432. Gr 4-7. I love children’s literature authors who don’t feel the need to “dumb down” things for kids.  They are able to weave a… Continue reading

Book Review: See You at Harry’s

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See You at Harry’s by Jo Knowles.  May 2012. 9780763654078. Gr 5-8. – Reviewed from ARC Fern’s family is a book family.  Each of her siblings are named for book characters.  Her older… Continue reading

Stomp Out Bullying

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“Stomp Out Bullying” is a campaign whose initiative is to stop bullying and cyber-bullying. I first heard about this on author Heather Brewer’s blog, and I thought the idea was worthy of a… Continue reading

Book Review : Eight Keys

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Eight Keys by Suzanne LaFleur August 2011. (ARC) Since middle school started, Elise’s happy life has turned rocky.  She doesn’t know what to do about her best friend, Franklin; all his talk of… Continue reading

Elementary Books for Boys

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This statistic provided by GuysRead.com was what initially motivated me to post about books for boys:  “The U.S. Department of Education reading tests for the last 30 years show boys scoring worse than… Continue reading