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Bullying

Learn about how to prevent bullying and how to bring awareness to this important issue through these resources:

Online Resources

Download the KnowBullying app from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The app provides conversation starters, warning signs, resources for educators, access to bullying prevention resources and more.

Parentsactnow.com is a resource from Children's Hospital of Wisconsin that offers videos on ways to handle different types of bullying situations.

Stopbullying.gov is a go-to resource for the latest information on bullying, including information on state policies and laws throughout the United States.

PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center at pacer.org/bullying provides tips, stories, videos, resources and more, including ways kids and teens can engage.

Media/Books

"He's a Bully, Charlie Brown"

This DVD is a collection of Peanuts episodes, including a feature where Charlie Brown is called upon to stand up for one of his pals, who is taken advantage of by a bully at summer camp.

"Llama Llama and the Bully Goat"

by Anna Dewdney, ages 3+

"Myrtle"

by Tracey Campbell Person, ages 4+

"Stick and Stone"

by Beth Ferry, ages 4+

"Freckleface Strawberry and the Dodgeball Bully"

by Julianne Moore, ages 5+

"EllRay Jakes the Dragon Slayer!"

by Sally Warner, ages 7+

"Justin Case: Rules, Tools, and Maybe a Bully"

by Rachel Vail, ages 7+

"Blubber"

by Judy Blume, ages 9+

"Middle School: Get Me Out of Here!"

by Chris Tebbetts and James Patterson, ages 9+

{Source: Common Sense Media}

Articles

Beyond the textbook: Talking about bullying

Tackling Tough Topics: Being your kids' online mentor

Laws to stop bullying can protect teens if they're done right

How do I know what's bullying and what's normal?