Books

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.
ISBN 0743228987

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.
ISBN 0876592426

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.
ISBN 0-7619-7772-4

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.
ISBN 978-0006394204

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.
ISBN 1551381907

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.
ISBN 9781602861848

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.
ISBN 0952912120

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.
ISBN 1575420546

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.
ISBN 1598500236

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.
ISBN 0810850486

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.
ISBN 1551382709

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.
ISBN 9781615642069

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.
ISBN 1560231637

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.
ISBN 1550377566

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.
ISBN 1-59850-022-8

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.
ISBN 0151006040

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.
ISBN 1896095992

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.
ISBN 9780812992809