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Exeter-West Greenwich Jr/Sr High School Library: Bullying

Middle School Book Battle

FICTION BOOKS

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens agenda by Becky Albertalli.

Call Number: FIC ALB

ISBN: 978-0-06-234867-8

Sixteen-year-old, not-so-openly-gay Simon Spier is blackmailed into playing wingman for his classmate or else his sexual identity--and that of his pen pal--will be revealed

 

The worst night ever by Dave Barry

Call NUmber: FIC BAR

ISBN: 978-1-48470850-7

Wyatt Palmer is just another undersized freshman hoping to fit in at high school, but when his best friend Matt Diaz's pet ferret ends up in the hands of the Bevins, the most popular boys at Coral Cove High, Wyatt and Matt try to get the animal back by attending a party for the cool clique and stumble onto the Bevin family's dark secret.

 

Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

Call Number: FIC MUR

ISBN: 978-0-06-232718-5

Sixteen-year-old Willowdean wants to prove to everyone in her small Texas town that she is more than just a fat girl, so, while grappling with her feelings for a co-worker who is clearly attracted to her, Will and some other misfits prepare to compete in the beauty pageant her mother runs.

 

Wolf Hollow: A Novel by Lauren Wolk

Call Number: FIC WOL

ISBN: 978-1-10199482-5

Twelve-year-old Annabelle must learn to stand up for what's right in the face of a manipulative and violent new bully who targets people Annabelle cares about, including a homeless World War I veteran.

 

The Serpent KIng by Jeff Sentner

Call NUmber: FIC SEN

ISBN: 978-0-553-52402-4

The son of a Pentecostal preacher faces his personal demons as he and his two outcast friends try to make it through their senior year of high school in rural Forrestville, Tennessee without letting the small-town culture destroy their creative spirits and sense of self.

 

 

NONFICTION BOOKS

Taking Action Against Bullying by Jane Bingham

Call Number: 302.3 BIN

ISBN: 978-1-43585470-3

Provides an overview of bullying, explaining what happens when a child or teen is bullied, how it feels to be the target of bullies, and what can be done to stop bullying.

 

101 facts about bullying : what everyone should know by Meline Kevorkian and Robin D'Antona.

Call Number: 302.3 KEV

ISBN: 1-57886-849-1

Presents over 100 facts concerning bullying, its overall effects, and ways to reduce acts of bullying and other threatening behaviors.

 

How to beat Cyberbullying by Judy Monroe Petersen

Call Number: 302.34 PET

ISBN: 978-1-44886810-0

Cyberbullies use electronic devices such as computers and cell phones to embarrass, harass, or threaten someone. They use words or pictures to scare or taunt their targets at home, school, and many other places. In this insightful book, teens can learn smart ways to protect themselves and others when they use electronic devices.

 

Bullying by David Haugen, Susan Musser, and Michael Chaney.

Call Number: 344.73 BUL

ISBN: 978-0-7377-6399-7

Examines bullying in a broad range of perceived, practical, or actual legal rights and freedoms impacting the daily lives of teens.

 

Positive : surviving my bullies, finding hope, and living to change the world by Paige Rawl

Call Number: 362.19 RAW

ISBN: 0-06-234251-7

A teenager's memoir of the experiences of bullying, being HIV positive and surviving the experiences to become a force for positive change in this world"--Provided by publisher