Dare!, Tough!, Weird! Book Set
Author(s) : Erin Frankel
Paperback, 41 pages.
Dare! is told from a bystander's perspective, Jayla sees that Luisa has become the class bully's new target. Jayla initially goes along with the bully relieved that she is no longer the target. However, she sees the errors of her ways and eventually befriends Luisa (target of bully) and stands up to Sam (the bully).
Tough! is told from the bully's perspective, Sam has to be tough. She gets lots of practice at home where she is bullied by an older brother. She is eventually helped to reevaluate her mean spirited behavior towards others.
Weird! is told from a third grader perspective, Luisa describes her case of being targeted by bullying. After talking to her mom, Luisa stands up to the bully. She finds that “the more I act like I don't care the less she bothers me… now that's weird”
Surviving Girlhood covers the facts on girl bullying, how to understand it, and the particular complexity of girls.
Edgette and Rupp share in-depth interviews, case studies, and examples from popular literature to help parents, teachers, coaches, and caregivers identify the emotional and social hurdles the boys face in school and on the playground. Specific strategies to help children build resilience and healthy self-esteem.
Stan Davis has paired creative interventions to help aggressive youth internalize rules and develop conscience with methods for helping targets of bullying. He draws on theory and research, plus 20 years of experience as a school counselor and consultant to educators and community.
Kids ages 9 to 19 reveal how they have been able to overcome their fear and anger to become strong advocates for the rights of others. This is a book for reading and sharing. Each interview is followed by questions that will encourage open discussion about the nature of bullying and the ways in which we can deal more effectively with bullies and their victims.