Publishers are “flooding the market” with books on bullying, reports the New York Times.
The books are aimed at all age groups — from “Bully,” a picture book for elementary-grade students, to the “The Bully Book,” for middle school children, about an average kid who suddenly becomes everyone’s favorite victim, to Sticks and Stones by Emily Bazelon, a recent release for adults that includes both stories and analysis.
. . . Two young-adult authors, Megan Kelley Hall and Carrie Jones, assembled an anthology of personal essays, called Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories, (HarperTeen 2011) by prominent writers like R. L. Stine, with a portion of the proceeds going to charity.
I don’t remember much bullying from my school days. I never was a victim.
Anyhow, here’s a review of Sticks and Stones.