Tired of being bullied and picked on, three seventh-grade outcasts join forces and, using scientific
methods and the power of a local area network (LAN), begin to create a new atmosphere at Parkland
This book has a powerful anti-bullying message and follows the story of Chloe, who won’t let the new girl, Maya, play with her and her friends. Eventually Maya stops coming to school, and Chloe realizes that a small act of kindness—like giving Maya friendship—could have gone a long way.
This book pulls from actual events as the author loosely recounts what it was like when he was bullied in sixth grade. It incorporates both sides of bullying and addresses this ongoing issue in the lives of middle-schoolers.
This video weaves the testimonies and artifacts of Holocaust survivors with contemporary issues of bullying, bystanders, and world genocides. It serves as an introduction to the Holocaust and connects this history to our world today. Accompanied by Viewer's Guide in the Teacher Resources tab.
Run Time: 20 minutes
October is National Bullying Awareness Month. This online link takes you to the October 22, 2012 Publisher's Weekly article about bullying which includes an extensive bibliography of books for children, teens and educators about bullying.
"Lessons on Friendship, Respect, and Tolerance" from the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, 2004. The materials and lessons address the issue of bullies through the topics of racism, sexism, antisemitism and other religious prejudices, ethnocentrism, economic classism, ageism, prejudice against the differently abled, and prejudice based on a person's physical appearance.