15 Nov 2010

Bye bye bullying!

How I wish that I could wave a magic wand and say those words! Bullying affect so many children and also many adults all around the world every day. Luckily there are people out there who are working to fight this - and there are a lot of great books out there about bullying.

Asamum Booktopia is hosting an Anti-bullying Week starting today so head straight to http://www.asamum.blogspot.com/ to read more.
On the schedule for today Asamum has

Introduction to Advice on Bullying by Bullying UK - at Asamum Booktopia Monday 15th November

Review: The Silence Seeker by Ben Morley - at Susan K Mann Monday 15th November

Review and Giveaway: Dancing in the Dark by Peter Prendergast - at Chicklish Monday 15th November

Review: Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers - at Fluttering Butterflies Monday 15th November

Guest Review: Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli - at Asamum Booktopia Monday 15th November

If you want to read more about bullying, here are some of my reading recommendations on great books that deal with this topic:

- "The Exception" by Christian Jungersen
- "Speak" by Laurie Halse Anderson
- "Let the Right One In" by John Ajvide Lindqvist
- "The Earth, My Butt and Other Big Round Things" by Carolyn Mackler


  1. Thanks for the information, I hadn't heard about the anti-bullying week.

  2. Thank you so much for your support and the post #ABW

  3. Alyce, spread the word :-)

    Asamum, it is a really great initiative

  4. I deal with bullying a lot as a teacher and I so wish there was a magic wand to make it go away. It causes so much stress and hurt.

  5. I know. I hate bullying, it is so evil.