A book with a positive message about bullying written for kids (and adults too) by a kid! Emily is the new girl at school. She learns quickly that her first day at a new school isn't going to go the way she expected. She gets teased about her appearance among other things. At first, Emily thinks that there is something wrong with her, and wonders if there is something she can fix about herself to get the other kids to stop teasing. She soon learns that the problem isn't her, it's them. … [Read more...] about Nobody Can Take My Happy Away by Jessica Arnold
Author Bio: Jennie Withers is a graduate of Boise State University, Boise, Idaho and taught Technical Reading and Writing and Creative Writing at the high school level. 'Hey, Back Off!' is her second book in the 'Hey' series. The first was, 'Hey, Get a Job! A Teen Guide for Getting and Keeping a Job'. She has also published or contributed to 'Twist', 'Boys' Life', 'Family Circle' magazines as well as other popular and trade magazines. She lives in Meridian, Idaho, with her husband and two … [Read more...] about Interview with Jennie Withers – Book Author
Bullying among teens is epidemic. Many teens are harassed on a daily basis by mean text messages (cyberbullying), sexual harassment, verbal teasing, hitting or punching. Some are guilty of harassment without knowing that they are the perpetrators of illegal acts. The statistics are startling: *One-third of teens are harassed at least once a month. *Forty-four percent of middle schoolers report bullying problems. *Six out of ten teens witness bullying every day. This informative book … [Read more...] about Hey, Back Off! Tips for Stopping Teen Harassment by Jennie Withers and Phyllis Hendrickson, M.Ed.