Description : This sidesplitting chapter book in Newbery Honor–winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar’s Marvin Redpost series takes on rumors and teasing. There’s a rumor at school that Marvin Redpost picks his nose. Clarence started it, and now everyone believes it. Even Marvin’s friends are embarrassed to be seen with him! Can Marvin figure out how to change everyone’s mind? Or is he doomed to be teased forever? Hilarious and relatable, Marvin Redpost is perfect for kids who love to bond with quirky characters like Junie B. Jones and George Brown, Class Clown. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Description : Marvin Redpost turns a pretty dire situation around to his favour in this incredibly funny peek into a 9-year-old's day at school.
Description : This book throws new light on the issue of exclusions relating to race. It examines real problems and the attempts made in school to deal with them. A framework is created for understanding the complexities of individual identities within schools and showing the processes of exclusion to be both contextual and historically specific. The author draws on her own experience and research to reveal the racialized punishment industry that operates in many schools.
Description : Everyone is laughing at Marvin Redpost. He's the grossest kid in school. Why? He picks his nose. Well, that's the rumour the class bully, Clarence, started and no one argues with Clarence - not even Marvin's so-called best friends. So what can Marvin do to turn things round? A great story which reveals that good things can often come out of bad.
Description : Milly Lawes a Piccadilly streetwalker, found a strange ring in her room one day. An hour later she was dead, and the ring gone. Scotland Yard knew all about the ring though; so did the Secret Service, and before very long, did Martin Corridon, ex-Commando, ex-M15, ex-ethics of any kind . . . Corridon didn't really want to know, didn't want to work with the service again, but Milly had been a sort of friend, and the thought of her cut throat and blood soaked bed was enough to send him off on a trail of sabotage and murder. A trail that had him running as a hunter, and hunted . . .
Description : Why Do They Pick on Me? By Pippa Eden It seems bullying has become a fact of life. As one of many survivors of schoolyard bullying, Pippa Eden has developed key coping strategies to help the bullied understand why they are being bullied and how to deal with the experience. Eden understands the long-term effect bullying can have, even in adulthood. She also recognizes that it is often just as easy to be the bully as to be bullied. In fact, like Eden herself in her school yard days, we can switch from one to the other in a schoolyard chain reaction. Why Do They Pick on Me? offers insight from both sides of the bullying experience in the hope that awareness will minimize both bullying and its aftermath. Pippa Eden is a practicing counselor. She has been married for 28 years and has two grown daughters. She assists in the management of a women’s group aimed at helping discovery of one’s true identity. Eden makes an effort to volunteer in a number of community organizations.
Description : The activities in Don't Pick on Me are designed to help children learn strategies they can use to avoid being victimized by bullies and stand up for themselves when they become a bully's target. The book includes more than forty ten-minute activities children can do with their parents to learn how to effectively handle emotional and physical bullying and be conscientious bystanders if they witness this behavior. It also features advice for handling cyberbullying, harassment, and gossip.
Description : An indispensable guide for children to stand up to bullying. Bullying encompasses many things: being called names, being beaten up, having your bus fare stolen, being made to feel stupid . . . It's always horrible. Almost everyone gets bullied at some point in their life; often it happens at school. But you don't have to accept being bullied, and if you're a bully, you can learn to stop. This book explores why some people bully, why others are bullied and what you can do to change things.
Description : Teaches the nature of bullying, and suggests techniques for avoiding and overcoming bullies, including telling adults, keeping with friends, and confronting the situation.