Noted expert on bullying and English teacher, Bott hand-picked this selection of 40 books to use to successfully address the kinds of bullying behavior that occur at a particular age. Arranged by grade level (from K-12), chapters describe particular types of bullying and offer summaries and annotations, reviews and evaluations with quotations that illustrate themes in each. Activities and questions for discussion make this a particularly useful resource for the home, school, or public library.
C.J. Bott is an educational consultant who taught high school English for 30 years in northeastern Ohio. She has piloted programs for African-American males, women students of all races, and gay and lesbian students, and was a recipient of the 2003 NCTE/SLATE Intellectual Freedom Award.
Chapter 1 List of Illustrations Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 Introduction Chapter 5 Chapter 1: The Bully, The Target, The Witness Chapter 6 Chapter 2: What Teachers Can Do-Need to Do Chapter 7 Chapter 3: Starting Early to Build a Respectful Environment, Grades K-3 Chapter 8 Chapter 4: Bullying and Additional Forms of Harassment, Grades 4-6 Chapter 9 Chapter 5: Middle School, the Peak Years, Grades 7-8 Chapter 10 Chapter 6: Hazing, Bashing, and Sexual Harassment, Grades 9-12 Chapter 11 Chapter 7: Annotated Bibliography of Selected Resources Chapter 12 Index Chapter 13 About the Author