Books about Bullying
You can look at non-fiction bullying books in the call numbers 302.343 and 371.58
Bock, Caroline. LIE. YA FIC Bock
Told in several voices, a group of
Island high school seniors conspire to protect eighteen-year-old
Jimmy after he brutally assaults two Salvadoran immigrants, until they begin to
see the moral implications of Jimmy's actions and the consequences of being
loyal to a violent bully.
Tired of being told what to write by the school newspaper's advisor, Zibby and her friend Amr start an underground newspaper online where everyone is free to post anything, but things spiral out of control when a cyberbully starts using the site to harrass one popular girl.
Cohen, Joshua. Leverage. YA FIC Cohen
High school sophomore Danny excels at gymnastics but is bullied, like the rest of the gymnasts, by members of the football team, until an emotionally and physically scarred new student joins the football team and forms an unlikely friendship with Danny.
Crutcher, Chris. Period 8. YA FIC Crutcher
Period 8 has always been a safe haven and high school senior Paulie "The Bomb" Baum a constant attendee, but as Paulie, Hannah, their friends, and a sympathetic teacher try to unravel the mystery of a missing classmate, the ultimate bully takes aim at the school.
Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories. SS Dear
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.
Hensley, Joy. Rites of Passage. YA FIC Hensley
Sixteen-year-old Sam McKenna discovers that becoming one of the first girls to attend the revered Denmark Military Academy means living with a target on her back.
Koyczan, Shane. To This Day. YA Graphic FIC Koyczan
Expresses the profound and lasting effect of bullying on an individual, while affirming the strength and inner resources that allow people to move beyond the experience
Phillips, Susan. Burn. YA FIC Phillips
Bullied constantly during his freshman year in high school, Cameron's anger and isolation grows, leading to deadly consequences.
Ryder, Chris. The Fourth Stall. YA FIC Rylander; 6-8
Sixth-graders Mac and Vince operate a business charging schoolmates for protection from bullies and for help to negotiate conflicts peacefully, with amazing challenges and results.
Sher, Emil. Young Man with Camera. YA FIC Sher
T lives in a precarious world with very few friends, abused by a trio of bullies he calls Joined at the Hip, and his main refuge is the camera which he uses to capture the unique way he sees the world--but when he photographs the boys attacking a homeless woman the images could lead to even more trouble, especially when the bullies threaten to hurt his only friend, Sean, if he tries to use the pictures against them.
Stella, Leslie. Permanent Record. YA FIC Stella
Grappling with his Iranian-American identity, clinical depression, bullying, and a barely bottled rage, Bud is an outcast who copes by resorting to small revenges and covert acts of defiance
Summers, Courtney. Some Girls Are. YA FIC Summers
For further information on what to do to stop bullying, you can go to the Stop Bullying website.