And Words Can Hurt Forever: How to Protect Adolescents from Bullying, Harassment, and Emotional Violence
James Garbarino and Ellen DeLara – Free Press – 2002
Examines the the immediate effects of adolescent bullying while also tracking the impact that it has on people later in life. Teachers and parents are invited to challenge the old belief that "kids are just kids" and work towards creating positive places free from physical and emotional violence.
The Anti-Bullying and Teasing Book for Preschool Classrooms
Barbara Sprung and Merle Froschl with Blythe Hinitz – Gryphon House – 2005
A resource book for preschool teachers that provides activities and techniques to prevent and address teasing and bullying in the classroom.
Breaking the Silence: Overcoming the Problem of Principal Mistreatment of Teachers
Joseph Blase and Jo Blase – Corwin Press – 2003
In this groundbreaking book, Blase and Blase begin a critical dialogue and offer preventative strategies on this important issue. A crucial first step toward preventing further mistreatment and fostering teacher development, student achievement, and school improvement.
The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander from Preschool to High School: How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence
Barbara Coloroso – HarperCollins – 2002
In The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander, Barbara Coloroso gives parents, caregivers, educators – and most of all, kids – the tools to break the cycle of violence. Drawing on her decades of work with troubled youth, and her wide experience in the areas of conflict resolution and reconciliatory justice, Coloroso offers a compassionate and practical guide on the subject of bullying.
Bullied Teacher, Bullied Student
Les Parsons – Pembroke Publishers – 2005
In this practical, whole-school approach to bullying prevention, teachers, principals, and parents learn about the bullying culture in all schools that strikes at the heart of effective learning and teaching. It goes on to explain how schools can devise and implement an effective anti-bullying program. Includes reproducible surveys and questionnaires.
Bully: An Action Plan for Teachers and Parents to Combat the Bullying Crisis
Edited by Lee Hirsch, Cynthia Lowen, and Dina Santorelli – Weinstein Books – 2012
A companion book to the acclaimed documentary film Bully, this collection of essays is packed with information and resources for teachers, parents, and anyone who cares about the issue of bullying in North America.
Bullycide: Death at Playtime
Neil Marr and Tim Field – Success Unlimited – 2001
The first in-depth study of bullycide – a word the authors have coined to describe when bullied children choose suicide rather than face another day of bullying, harassment, and abuse. This groundbreaking book provides the first realistic statistics on bullycide, reveals the extent of school bullying, and offers insight, ideas, and guidance from leading experts.
Bully Free Classroom: Over 100 Tips and Strategies for Teachers K-8
Allan L. Beane – Free Spirit Pub. – 1999
Over 100 tips and strategies aimed at changing the behaviour of bullies and preventing potential victims from being bullied are included in this resource for parents and teachers. The aim is to teach users how to create a classroom environment where everyone feels safe, accepted, and valued.
Bullying in the Girl's World: A School-Wide Approach to Girl Bullying
Diane Senn – YouthLight Inc. – 2007
A school-based approach to girl bullying that includes class lessons, small group activities, and ideas for individual counseling. Includes situation cards, activities, student worksheets, and a simple problem-solving model.
The Bully in the Book and in the Classroom
C.J. Bott – Scarecrow Press – 2004
A tool for teachers, school administrators, and parents to help identify bullying behaviour in schools, with suggestions on how to react. Each chapter looks at different age groups of bullies, their targets, and the bystanders. Includes reviews of books recommended for elementary, middle school, and high-school students.
Creating Caring Classrooms: How to Encourage Students to Communicate, Create and Be Compassionate of Others
Kathleen Lundy and Larry Swartz – Pembroke Publishers – 2011
This passionate book is committed to building respectful relationships among students, teachers, and the school community. Provides suggestions on how to establish inclusive classrooms where kindness and concern become crucial backdrops for critical conversations, and introduces simple but profound strategies that initiate and maintain respectful dialogue, promote collaboration over competition, and confront difficult issues such as bullying and exclusion.
The Essential Guide to Bullying Prevention and Intervention: Protecting Children and Teens from Physical, Emotional, and Online Bullying
Cindy Miller and Cynthia Lowen – Alpha Books – 2012
The Essential Guide to Bullying brings together the wisdom and experience of two people who have witnessed bullying's causes and tragic effects. School social worker Cindy Miller teams with Cynthia Lowen, co-creator of the film Bully, to arm parents and teachers with the knowledge they need to understand, intervene against and prevent bullying.
How Homophobia Hurts Children
Jean M. Baker – Harrington Park Press – 2002
This book documents and reviews the harms of homophobia and offers strategies for supporting LGBT youth in school settings.
I Wrote on All Four Walls
Fran Fearnley – Annick Press – 2004
Nine teens speak out on their experiences with violence including cyber-bullying, physical intimidation, aggression, and torture. Personal testimonials culminate in one central theme: violence builds walls. Includes an afterward by Dr. Fred Matthews, an authority on teen violence.
Mean Girls: 101 1/2 Creative Strategies for Working with Relational Aggression
Kaye Randall and Allyson A. Bowen – YouthLight, Inc. – 2008
Designed to increase awareness of Relational Aggression, particularly as it exists among girls. This book includes reproducible violence prevention lessons and activities for individuals, small groups, classrooms, and schools.
Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls
Rachel Simmons – Harcourt – 2002
With real-life stories and important discoveries, the author sheds light on the little-explored aspect of girls' aggression in schools. From the subtle way in which girls express anger, to bullying, hidden jealousies, and school attitudes, the book offers help for everyone from parents and teachers to coaches and counsellors.
Safe Teen: Powerful Alternatives to Violence
Anita Roberts – Polestar Book Publishers – 2001
A timely, sensitive and practical book for parents, educators, and teens. The book combines personal anecdotes, psychological theory, role-playing exercises, and lively scenarios to provide adolescents with the skills they need to deal effectively with peer pressure, de-escalate violence, and build self-esteem.
Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy
Emily Bazelon – Random House – 2013
Written by legal journalist Emily Bazelon, this book provides insights and information about the kids, parents, educators, and courts dealing with the actions and aftermath of psychological, physical, and cyberbullying in schools. Includes useful case studies and FAQs to increase understanding, awareness, and action.