Take a Stand Against Bullying

From teasing and name-calling, to shoving, making threats, and exclusion—bullying takes on many forms and occurs in different environments. Designed to support the National Sexuality Education Standards, the Take a Stand Against Bullying series uses real-life situations and engaging questions to shed light on an unfortunately timely topic. Readers will learn about different kinds of bullying, the reasons why kids bully, and how to take a stand against it.

  • First-hand accounts and case studies present perspectives from all sides of the issue: the bullies, the bullied, and the bystanders
  • A quiz to determine if the reader engages in specific types of bullying behaviours
  • Discussion questions designed to encourage open and honest dialogue about bullying

 

 

© Year 2013
Reading Level: Grade 5
Interest Level: Grades 5 – 6
Size: 7¼″× 9¼″ 48p
Features: Quiz, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Further Reading, Websites,

Further Info & Pricing 

Cyber Bullying

Recent statistics show that cyber bullying is on the rise. Cyber bullying involves using technology, like the Internet or cell phones, to bully or harass another person. It can include acts like posting rumors, threats, or other hurtful comments on social networking sites or circulating inappropriate pictures of a person on the Internet. This book provides a revealing look at cyber bullying and explains how it is different from other forms of bullying. Other topics include the potential legal issues related to electronic harassment, responsible digital citizenship, online security, and how to take a stand against cyber bullying.

ISBN: 9780778779131
Written by Rachel Stuckey

Physical Bullying

Physical bullying is the most blatant form of bullying. It includes hitting or kicking the victim, or, taking or damaging the victim’s belongings. Physical bullying is more common among males, however females can also be the perpetuators or victims of this form of bullying. This informative title addresses physical bullying from the perspective of the target, the bully, and the bystander. Case studies, statistics, and thought-provoking questions shed light on this issue and provide actionable strategies to prevent it.

ISBN: 9780778779148
Written by Jennifer Rivkin

Social Bullying

Social bullying involves hurting someone’s reputation or relationships. Also called relational bullying, it includes acts such as social exclusion, spreading rumors, and embarrassing a person in public. It also includes nonverbal acts such as staring, pointing, and making gestures. This revealing title examines why social bullying occurs and provides effective strategies to confront it.

ISBN: 9780778779155
Written by Margaret Webb

Verbal Bullying

Studies indicate that verbal bullying is more than twice as common as physical bullying. It occurs across all age groups, genders, economic classes, and ethnic groups. Verbal bullying can inflict long-term emotional scars. This informative title examines the causes and consequences of verbal bullying. Readers will learn to identify different kinds of verbal bullying and discover concrete strategies to prevent it.

ISBN: 9780778779162
Written by Jennifer Rivkin

Physical Bullying
“The format is appealing with short blocks of text balanced with plentiful enhanced photos.”

Randall Enos

Booklistonline.com 04/13

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