Posts Tagged ‘bullying’

Classic Children’s Book: Blubber

Blubber a classic children’s book written in 1974 by Judy Blume addresses the contemporary issue of bullying in a meaningful and engaging way. Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains: What You Need to Know: • Blubber is a realistic account of bullying in a fifth grade classroom. • There are some intense, mildly violent scenes where the kids push bullying…

Books to Prevent Bullying: Stand up for Yourself & Your Friends

Books for kids that help to prevent bullying and raise self-esteem have a high value in a world filled with bullies in school, outside of school, and even online.   That’s why “Stand Up for Yourself & Your Friends” by Patti Kelley Criswell is one of our recommended books to prevent bullying.  Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: What…

Books for Kids to Read: Blubber

Bullying is an important issue that has generated a lot of concern.  It’s important for children to learn that they can stick up for themselves – that’s why we recommend the book Blubber by Judy Blume.  Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: “What You Need to Know: • Blubber is a realistic account of bullying in a fifth…

Bullying and Self-Esteem: What to do When Your Child is Bullied at School

Latest research shows that more than half of all children are, at least on one occasion, directly involved in bullying either as a perpetrator, victim, or both. But as parents we have the power to help reduce bullying and improve self-esteem. Talk with and listen to your kids – everyday Research shows that parents are often the last to know…