Check out the following books to help prevent or deal with bully issues. Unless otherwise noted, all books are currently in print and available for purchase from book sellers.
- My Secret Bully by Trudy Ludwig – this attractive and easy to read picture book offers an excellent opportunity for young children to read about the situation of secret of bullying. It includes a discussion section and a list of steps to take as a victim.
- How to Deal with Bullies by Jonathan Kravetz – This informational picture book, totally appropriate for any elementary school child, defines bullying and examines different types of bullies. It also addresses being a bully and being a victim, and what to do in both cases. The book includes a glossary of terms and a related website.
- Little Girls Can Be Mean by Michelle Anthony and Reyna Lindert – this book, published in 2010, offers the latest information about how to “bully-proof” girls. Both of the authors hold doctorate degrees and present the information in a well organized and helpful manner. The book examines the development of social cruelty and provides very practical, easy to follow advice that many parents will find useful!