Sunday, October 04, 2015

Stand Up! National Bullying Prevention Month, 2015

October 2015: National Bullying Prevention Month
October is National Bullying Prevention Month and a great time to share and discuss books about what can be a sensitive, complex and painful subject. We here offer a quick list of books for young children which may help forward conversation with kids who have been bullied -- or kids who may be bullies themselves -- and the overriding power of friendship.

Books for the Very Young Through Early Elementary Grades
You're Mean, Lily Jean! by Frieda Wishinsky
The Recess Queen by Alexis O'Neill
The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade by Justin Roberts   My Secret Bully by Trudy LudwigPinduli by Janell CannonMarlene, Marlene, Queen of Mean by Jane Lynch

The Bully Goat Grim: a Maynard Moose Tale as told to Willy Clafin
Red by Jan De Kinder
Lion vs. Rabbit by Alex Latimer  Hooway for Wodney Wat by Helen LesterBetter Than You by Trudy LudwigThe Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig

My Heart is Laughing by Rose LagercrantzStick & Stone by Beth PerryBully by Patricia Polacco • Llama • Bullying by Lucia RaatmaHow Can I Deal With Bullying?: a Book about Respect by Sandy Donovan

Later This Week During National Bullying Prevention Month, 2015: 
Books for Later Elementary and Early Middle School Grades