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Get up, stand up

Get upstand up
Marley, Cedella

Children are encouraged to resist bullying and standup for their rights.


The itty-bitty witch

The itty-bitty witch
ShaskanTrisha Speed, 1973-

"Betty can't wait to be a first-grade witch. But on the first day of school, her classmates start calling her "IttyBitty" because she's small and still uses her kinder-broom. Betty doesn't like the nickname--or how it makes her feel itty-bitty inside. 


Mud boy : a story about bullying

Mud boy : a story about bullying

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 they get inside his head - and Sam can't hear the music anymore.


Penelope's playground

Penelope's playground

Penelope is different. She loves dressing up in fun clothing - polka dots, stripes, patterns of all sorts. The brighter and kookier the better! But not everyone 'gets' Penelope's unique style, and it only takes one new girl at school to bring Penelope's world crashing down around her.


Baxter and Danny stand up to bullying

Baxter and Danny stand up to bullying
Foley, James M

Buford Blue Jay's bullying drives BaxterandDannyto an open field, where they meet Queen Beth of the Bees who calms them and guides them in helping their friends.


Big brave bold Sergio

Big brave bold Sergio
Wagenbach, Debbie

When little Sergio realizes that the Snapper gang bullies others, he breaks away from them and makes new friends, only to become the new target of the gang's bullying.


Dealing with bullying

Dealing with bullying
Duhig, HollyTopics to talk about

These charming scrapbook-style titles take topics affecting children's lives today, and lets the kids themselves do the talking. Topics To Talk About introduces the reader to some young characters, and discusses what makes them unique in a friendly, accessible way.


Freddy follows

Freddy follows
Quinn, Melanie

Being a part of the cool crowd isn't always what it's cracked up to be. Freddy just wants to fit in, but his new friends' idea of fun means bullying all the other sea creatures! Will Freddy learn how to stop following the crowd and do what's right?


How to be a lion

How to be a lion

When Leonard the lion and his friend Marianne, a duck, are confronted by a pack of lion bullies, they find a creative way to stand up for themselves.


The pout-pout fish and the bully-bully shark

The pout-pout fish
Diesen, Deborah

Thepout-poutfish believes he only knows how to frown, even though many of his friends suggest ways to change his expression, until one day a fish comes along that shows him otherwise.


Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf : a story about bullying

Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf : a story about bullying
Ransom, Jeanie Franz, 1957-

BigRed Riding Hood has been bullying LittleBittyWolf since she moved into the neighborhood and his parents' advice does not help, but their school counselor, Mr. Know-It-Owl, makes a comment that just might set things right.


Insults aren't funny : what to do about verbal bullying

Insults aren't funny : what to do about verbal bullying
Doering, Amanda

Casey the rabbit loves to play goalie on the soccer team. But when Casey fails to block a goal, Dana the squirrel starts calling Casey hurtful names. Young readers watch Casey struggle with bullying and learn safe ways to make it stop. 


The mozzie with a sharp snozzie

The mozzie with a sharp snozzie
Goundortseva, Irina

Everyone adored the beautiful butterflies that gathered around the pond, Mozzie most of all. One day he gathered up his courage and asked if he could fly around with them. But beautiful butterflies don't hang out with ugly, boring mosquitoes, so Mozzie decided to become one.


Nicholas and the wild ones

Nicholas and the wild ones
Daly, Niki

How do you deal with a bunch of wildones on your first day at school? Nicholas is faced with a gang of bullies including big Charlie, mean Jake, Wedgie Reggie and, worst of all, their girl leader, Cindy Crocker. 


Pushing isn't funny : what to do about physical bullying

Pushing isn't funny : what to do about physical bullying
Higgins, Melissa, 1953-
Bailey is a raccoon who loves math and the superhero Mighty Raccoon. But Bailey is getting physically bullied by Kim, a dog at school.