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Suggested Reading for Students

Elementary Grades

CAPS Safety Rules! Staying Safe When You’re In, Out and All About
Adelman, B. & Hall, S. (1970) On and Off the Street
Berenstain, Stan and Jan (1993) The Berenstain Bears and the Bully
Bosch, C. (1988) Bully on the Bus
Byers, B. (1981) The 18th Emergency
Carlson, Nancy. (1997) How to Lose All Your Friends
Carrick, C. (1983) What a Wimp!
Cheltenham Elementary School Kindergartners (2002) We Are All Alike We Are All Different
Coombs, K. (1991) Beating Bully O’Brien
Estes, E. (1994) The Hundred Dresses
Henkes, Kevin.(1991) Chrysanthemum Big Book
Ludwig, Trudy. (2008) Trouble Talk
O’Neill, Alexis. (2002) The Recess Queen
O’Neill, Alexis. (2009) Worst Best Friend
Simon, Francesca (2005) Hugo and the Bullyfrogs (appropriate for K-1)
Suess, Dr. (1989) The Sneetches and Other Stories
Viorst, Judith (1969) I’ll Fix Anthony
Whitcomb, Mary. (1998) Odd Velvet

 

Late Elementary/Middle School Grades

Casanova, Mary (2009) Chrissa
Criswell, Patti Kelly (2006) Friends. Making Them and Keeping Them (appropriate for girls ages 9-12).
Criswell, Patti Kelly (2009) Stand Up for Yourself and Your Friends: Dealing with Bullies and Bossiness and Finding a Better Way (appropriate for girls ages 9-12).
Holm, Jennifer (2007) Middle School Is Worse Than Meatloaf: A Year Told Through Stuff
Ludwig, Trudy (2006) Just Kidding
Ludwig, Trudy (2006) Sorry!
Ludwig, Trudy (2004) My Secret Bully

 

Middle School/High School Grades

Bauer, Joan (2005) Stand Tall
Criswell, Patti Kelly (2003) A Smart Girl’s Guide to Friendship Troubles (appropriate for middle school/early high school girls)
DeVillers, Julia (2002) Girl Wise: How to Be Confident, Capable, Cool and in Control
Holm,Jennifer (2007) Middle School Is Worse Than Meatloaf: A Year Told Through Stuff
Koss, Amy Goldman (2000) The Girls
Simmons, Rachel (2004) Odd Girl Speaks Out: Girls Write About Bullies, Cliques, Popularity and Jealousy
Weisman, Rosalind (2010) Boys, Girls and Other Hazardous Materials

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