February 27, 2013
Dealing with bullies
Good-Bye Bully Machine
by Debbie Fox & Allan L. Beane
The authors compare bullying to a scary, cold-hearted machine that grows on a diet of mean words and cruel actions. Through art and kindness, they urge students to destroy the bully machine. By standing together, they can make their school safe and bully-free.
Good for ages 6 - 10.
Bullying: Deal with it before push comes to shove
by Elaine Slavens & Brooke Kerrigan
This workbook explains the many forms that bullying can take and provides some helpful hints for the target, witness, or bully. Real-life scenarios and interactive quizzes bring immediacy to the problem.
For ages 9 - 12.
Girls Against Girls: Why We are Mean to Each Other and How We Can Change
by Bonnie Burton
Gossiping, boyfriend stealing, cyber abuse, or the silent treatment, these are some of the ways that girls inflict cruelty on other girls. In this book, Bonnie Burton explains why girls hurt each other and how to stop it.
An excellent book for all women.