In 2007, a Grade 9 student in Nova Scotia was bullied for wearing a pink shirt to school. Two Grade 12 students, Travis Price and David Shepherd, sent a message to the bullies. The next day the halls were filled with students in pink T-shirts.
Bully doesn't have a kind word for any of his friends. When the other animals ask him to play, he responds in the way he's been taught:Chicken! Slow poke! You stink!
Spare but powerful words, make for a tender, hilarious, and thoughtful tale.
Morris is a little boy who loves using his imagination. But most of all, Morris loves wearing the tangerine dress in his classroom’s dress-up center. The children in Morris’s class don’t understand. Dresses, they say, are for girls. And Morris certainly isn’t welcome in the spaceship some of his classmates are building. Astronauts, they say, don’t wear dresses.
When her parents work, ten-year-old Sonia stays with her next-door neighbour, Mrs. Kaminski, and her granddaughter, Marta. Sonia accidentally breaks Mrs. Kaminski's precious blue vase, and Marta offers to keep it a secret for a price. But Sonia can't satisfy Marta's escalating demands, and when Marta spreads lies about Sonia in school, her classmates taunt her.
Sigrid Sugden is a Shrike, a member of one of the toughest group of girls in school. But one day, the Shrikes go too far. Sigrid realizes that their favourite victim, Prinny Murphy, is in real danger. She makes a decision that will save Prinny from danger but will turn the Shrikes anger and bullying against the former friend who betrayed them to the authorities. Willow Award nominee.
Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.
In school Kyle's persistent bullying is making Thomas feel like a nobody, and he needs help from his classmates and adults to understand and recapture his self-esteem--but Kyle needs help too. Includes activities for children and information on recognizing and preventing bullying for adults.
The Survival Guide to Bullying covers everything from cyber bullying to how to deal with fear and how to create the life you dream of having. From rap poems, survival tips, personal stories, and quick quizzes, this book will light the way to a brighter future. This updated edition also features new, never-before-seen content including a chapter about how to talk to parents.
Today's top authors for teens and young people come together to share their stories about bullying—as bystanders, as victims, and as the bullies themselves—in this moving and deeply personal collection.
Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.
An authentic rallying cry for anyone who has been affected by bullying. In February 2013, Shane Koyczan's passionate anti-bullying poem "To This Day" electrified the world. An animated video of the lyric narrative went viral, racking up over 12 million hits to date and inspiring an international movement against bullying in schools
Cyber-bullying among teens happens every day. Harsh words and damaging photos exchanged through texts, email, or social media can result in humiliation, broken friendships, punishment at school, and even legal prosecution. In some cases, online harassment has contributed to suicide.
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE Brace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting, and profoundly moving book in many a season. An epic about love and friendship in the twenty-first century that goes into some of the darkest places fiction has ever traveled and yet somehow improbably breaks through into the light. When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. Their greatest challenge is Jude, by midlife a terrifyingly talented litigator yet an increasingly broken man, his mind and body scarred by an unspeakable childhood, and haunted by what he fears is a degree of trauma that he'll not only be unable to overcome--but that will define his life forever. In rich and resplendent prose, Yanagihara has fashioned a tragic and transcendent hymn to brotherly love, a masterful depiction of heartbreak, and a dark examination of the tyranny of memory and the limits of human endurance.
Allen Kurzweil's stranger-than-fiction "investigative memoir", details his 40-year-search for his boarding school bully who tied him up at the age of twelve and whipped him to the soundtrack of Jesus Christ Superstar, and who went on to lead a mad-cap life of international crime and financial fraud.
This comprehensive but clear and practical new book, written by three top experts in the field, takes an authoritative research-based look at bullying and tells parents what they can do to prevent bullying at all ages and school levels.
Being a teenager has never been easy, but in recent years, with the rise of the Internet and social media, it has become exponentially more challenging. Bullying, once thought of as the province of queen bees and goons, has taken on new, complex, and insidious forms, as parents and educators know all too well.
A true story of obsessive love turning to obsessive hate,Give Me Everything You Have chronicles the author's strange and harrowing ordeal at the hands of a former student, a self-styled "verbal terrorist," who began trying, in her words, to "ruin him."
The world of modern day girl bullying is multi--faceted, complex and something every school, youth worker and parent wants to overcome.
Girl Bullying takes a detailed look at these complexities, together with both proactive and reactive strategies for intervening, managing and teasing out the intricacies that are present when girls bully, and fall prey to those bullies. The aim is to help adults working with girls develop a toolbox of strategies and understanding that can help to provide bespoke approaches.
The first book to integrate shame research into a single overarching theory
· Why are some kids magnets for bullying?
· Why do gay teens commit suicide four times as frequently as "straight" teens?
· Why do we have more men and women in prison than any other country in the world?
· Why are school shootings and acts of domestic terrorism on the rise?
Bullies aren’t limited to the playground. These days, they roam our offices and can be found everywhere from break rooms to boardrooms. They don’t steal your lunch money, but they can make your work life a living hell—and even ruin your career.
Helpful Links about Bullying and Pink Shirt Day
Here are some useful websites which offer further information and ideas:
Parents, educators, and students can learn how to use social media constructively.
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