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October is National Bullying Prevention Month and we've been rounding up titles of great books that speak to the subject and which may help open a kid-to-kid -- or a much larger family or community conversation. A quick list of suggested titles about this tough subject follows, with direct and more nuanced titles recommended for later elementary and early middle school grade readers and their families.
Books for Later Elementary and Early Middle School Grades
by Nick Hunter • Wonder by R.J. Palacio • Jake & Lily by Jerry Spinelli • Pack of Dorks by Beth Vrabel • Blubber by Judy Blume • The Truth About Truman School by Dori Hillstad Butler
by Thanhha Lai • Where I Belong by Mary Downing Hahn • Set the Record Straight by Rachel Wise • Hoot by Carl Hiaasen • The Survival Guide to Bullying by Aija Mayrock • Hokey Pokey by Jerry Spinelli
by Eric Kahn Gale • Bully on Campus & Online by Kim Etingoff • Chrissa by Mary Casanova • Hot Hand by Mike Lupica • I'm Even Funnier: a Middle School Story by James Patterson • Max Quigley: Technically Not a Bully by James Roy
Later This Week During National Bullying Prevention Month, 2015:
Books for Young Adults