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Dealing with Bullying
  • Authored by: Alexa Gordon Murphy; Introduction by: Madonna M. Murphy, Ph.D, University of St. Francis and Sharon L. Banas, former Values Education Coordinator, Sweet Home Central School District, New York
  • From the Series: Character Education
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 1604131217
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-121-5
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 03/01/2009
  • Dewey Number: 302
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 112


Dealing with Bullying takes a new look at this age-old problem, describing what bullying is and the harmful effects it can have on the bullied, the bully, and bystanders. The pervasive cultural problem of bullying—in school, the media, politics, and more—is explored, as are practical tips for dealing with it and helping to create a caring social climate. Through stories from history and current events, readers will be inspired to stop bullying in their communities.

History and current events topics covered include:

  • Cases of bullying that have gone to court
  • How the media portray bullies
  • Real-life stories of kids who have been bullied or acted as bullies
  • Why leaders of countries are accused of bullying other leaders to get things done.


Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Bibliography. Glossary. Further reading with Web sites. Index.

About the Author(s)

Alexa Gordon Murphy has an M.A. in professional writing from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. She has written many educational materials on character education and bullying, including interactive presentation kits for teachers and parents and workbooks for elementary, middle school, and high school students.

Reviews and Awards

"...takes bullying beyond the school setting to include television, movies, politics, and the workplace...The perspectives of victim and bully are described...colorfully illustrated..."

Library Media Connection

"Top 10 Nonfiction Titles - 2010"

- Pennsylvania School Librarians Association

"Top 40 Nonfiction Titles - 2010"

- Pennsylvania School Librarians Association

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