Bully pulpits: Books about dealing with meanies

Check out these books to learn more about dealing with and preventing bullying.

By GreatSchools Staff

For children ages 4-8:

The Berenstain Bears and the Bully by Stan and Jan Berenstain (Random House, 1993)

Talking About Bullying by Jillian Powell (Steck-Vaughn, 1998)

Ready Freddy: Don't Sit on My Lunch (Ready Freddy series) by Abby Klein, illustrated by John Mckinley (Blue Sky Press, 2005)

Nobody Knew What to Do: A Story About Bullying by Becky Ray McCain, illustrated by Todd Leonardo (Albert Whitman & Company, 2001)

For children ages 9-12:

Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain written and illustrated by Trevor Romain (Free Spirit Publishing, 1997)

Stop Bullying Bobby! Helping Children Cope With Teasing And Bullying by Dana Smith-Mansell, illustrated by Suzanne Riggio (New Horizon Press, 2004)

Bullies & Victims: Helping Your Child Through the Schoolyard Battlefield by SuEllen Fried and Paula Fried (M. Evans and Co., 1996)

For adults:

Bullying at School: What We Know and What We Can Do by Dan Olweus (Blackwell, 1993)

Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls by Rachel Simmons (Harcourt Inc., 2002)

The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander: From Preschool to High School — How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence by Barbara Coloroso (Collins, 2004)

Girl Wars: 12 Strategies That Will End Female Bullying by Cheryl Dellasega and Charisse Nixon (Fireside, 2003)