King of the Playground. Kevin loves playing in the playground — but when Sammy is there it isn't any fun.
Sammy is a bully. How will Kevin deal with Sammy? A little boy struggles to stand up to a bully, until his friends show him that eight loud voices are stronger than one! Llama Llama is learning lots of new things at school and making many friends. But when Gilroy Goat starts teasing him and some of their classmates, Llama Llama isn't sure what to do. And then he remembers what his teacher told him — walk away and tell someone. It works! But then Llama Llama feels badly. Can he and Gilroy try to be friends again? The sound of Sam's life was like the best piece of music you have ever heard.
Everyone liked Sam, and Sam liked himself. But then one day the mud words begin and got inside his head - and now Sam can't hear the music anymore.
Mud Boy is an illustrated story book for ages five and up, showing how children can go from being joyfully buoyant to totally deflated when being bullied and teased, and offering advice to get them back to their best. Mud, music, and a family cat are used to conjure up the story to children in a very new and real way, showing that recovery happens through talking to others about our problems.
Name-calling, humiliation, exclusion, and manipulation are some bullying tactics Monica's friend Katie employs. Monica learns to face her fears of betrayal and social isolation and reclaims her power from the bully with the help of a supportive adult - her mother. Included in this wonderful resource for children, parents, teachers, and counselors are helpful tips, discussion questions, and additional information.
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Written with attention to rhythm, like traditional African and Caribbean spoken word, this is an effective and compassionate look at the power of language and how words can be used to hurt or heal. This story tells how one child found the courage to tell a teacher about Ray, who was being picked on and bullied by other kids in school.
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At school, at soccer — nowhere feels safe! Noni Speaks Up. Noni always tries to do the right thing. But she doesn't know how to help her classmate Hector, who is constantly bullied for his name, his size and his giant glasses. Noni stands by silently, afraid that the kids will turn on her if she speaks up. Yet "doing nothing" doesn't feel very good.
Will Noni be brave enough to take matters into her own hands? The national bestseller Odd Girl Out exposed a hidden culture of cruelty that had always been quietly endured by American girls. As Rachel Simmons toured the country, these girls found their voices and spoke to her about their pain. They wanted to talk-and they weren't the only ones. Mothers, teachers, counselors, young professional women, even fathers, came to Rachel with heart-wrenching personal stories that could no longer be kept secret. Here, Rachel creates a safe place for girls to talk, rant, sound off, and find each other.
The result is a collection of wonderful accounts of the inner lives of adolescent girls. Candid and disarming, creative and expressive, and always exceptionally self-aware, these poems, songs, confessions, and essays form a journal of American girlhood. They show us how deeply cruelty flows and how strongly these girls want to change.
On the Internet: Our First Talk About Online Safety introduces children to the basics of online safety in a story-based, conversational style. Using real-world examples set within the context of a child who is using the Internet for the first time and watching an older sibling interact with social media, Dr.
Roberts takes readers through several common scenarios around parental supervision, online bullying and anonymity. She also includes examples of people who use the Internet to make the world a better place. On the Internet addresses common safety concerns in a child-centered way and offers easy-to-understand rationales as to why it's important to maintain boundaries online just as in real life. Crafted around a narrative between a grade-school-aged child and an adult, this inquiry-focused book will help children shape their understanding of diversity so they are better prepared to understand, and question, prejudice witnessed around them in their day-to-day lives and in the media.
Jillian Roberts discusses types of discrimination children notice, what prejudice means, why it's not okay, how to stand up against it and how kids can spread a message of inclusion and acceptance in the world around them. Hearing a mean or hurtful word hurts a lot. When other kids say something mean or hurtful, it is hard to know what to do. A Note to Parents and Caregivers provides more information about micro-aggressions, and strategies for talking to children about hurtful language, discrimination, and bias.
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When a well-meaning English teacher has overweight student Krista read aloud a poem about body image titled "Barbie Doll" in class, she ignites a simmering bullying event based on Krista's appearance. Krista's best friend, and witness to the event, Tessa, is suspended for fighting to defend her friend. The girl who bullies Krista seems unaffected by the incident at school and more concerned with what an older guy thinks of her.
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But as the three characters' paths intersect, their inner lives are revealed. Each emerges as a much more complicated individual than their simple bully, target, and witness labels. Pinky's favorite color is pink, and his best friend, Rex, is a girl. Kevin, the third-grade bully, says that makes Pinky a sissy. Deep down, Pinky thinks Kevin is wrong, but he's still worried. Does Pinky have to give up his favorite things, and worse, does he have to give up his best friend? Playing the Bully. Playing the Bully is a chapter book for elementary age children that tells a poignant story about some of the struggles that occur in and outside of school.
Kids will identify with characters who puzzle their way through mysterious notes, confront issues of exclusion and bullying, and gradually learn more about how to make better connections with one another. School is a place for children to figure out how to make their communities fair and safe. The authors hope this book contributes to that effort and helps young people engage in meaningful reading and discussions.
Maybe you're a kid struggling to fit in and you feel like nobody understands what you're going through. This is your first step toward finding your way back to yourself. Chock-full of insightful quotes, practical activities, and meaningful questions, Jodee gives you a safe place to vent, accompanying you on a guided tour of your deepest thoughts and emotions. Sharing memories from her own painful adolescence, the author speaks as a kindred spirit, holding your hand as you begin to reclaim your hope for the future, one diary entry at a time.
Bailey is a raccoon who loves math and the superhero Mighty Raccoon. But Bailey is getting physically bullied by Kim, a dog at school. Young readers watch Bailey struggle with bullying and learn safe ways to make it stop. Sensitive illustrations of gender-neutral animal characters help all children relate to the issue of physical bullying. The Recess Queen. A schoolyard bully is enlightened by the new kid in class in this lively story about the power of kindness and friendship.
The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. This deeply moving novel looks at the ultimate cost of bullying — with a cast of fabulous characters, dark humour, and a lovable, difficult protagonist struggling to come to terms with the horrible crime his brother has committed. Elizabeth helps her mom run a dog boarding kennel out of their home.
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How can one person make a difference? Speaking up to help someone being bullied can make all the difference in the world!
In this empowering new picture book, renowned author Peter H. Reynolds explores the many ways that a single voice can make a difference. Each of us, each and every day, has the chance to say something: with our actions, our words and our voices.
Perfect for budding activists everywhere, this timely story reminds readers of the undeniable importance and power of their voice. There are so many ways to tell the world who you are Is social media stressing you out? Written by a millennial psychologist and media expert, this workbook offers practical skills to help you reduce anxiety, balance screen time, deal with cyberbullies, and take charge of your life.
Grounded in evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy CBT , this unique and relatable workbook will help you manage the stress and anxiety that can result from excessive screen time. Something Happened in Our Town describes a traumatic event — a police shooting — from the perspective of a White family and an African American family. This story models productive conversations around racial-ethnic socialization and social-emotional learning, and provides an excellent platform for discussing social justice and race relations with children.