70 Authors Tell Their Stories
Harper Teen, Paperback, 9780062060976, 369pp.
Publication Date: September 6, 2011
Today's top authors for teens and young people come together to share their stories about bullying as bystanders, as victims, and as the bullies themselves in this moving and deeply personal collection. Lauren Oliver, R. L. Stine, Ellen Hopkins, Carolyn Mackler, Kiersten White, Mo Willems, Jon Scieszka, Lauren Kate, and many more contributed 70 heartfelt and empathetic stories from each corner of the schoolyard. In addition, Dear Bully includes resources for teens, educators, and parents, and suggestions for further reading.
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Jones is an award-winning author who graduated from Vermont's College's MFA program. She is the author of the YA novels Girl, Hero; Love (and other uses for duct tape); and Tips on Having a Gay (ex) Boyfriend, which was nominated for a YALSA Quick Pick and won the Maine Literary Award. She lives in Maine.
Children who are bullied often carry those memories with them for years. In the anthology Dear Bully, young adult fiction writers reflect on the experience of being bullied. More at NPR.org
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