Bullying: Resource List

Books for Children

Ages 4 to 8

  • A Book About Being Bullied; by Joy Berry; Scholastic, 2005
  • Benny Gets a Bully Ache; by Jane Bomberge; Freedom Pub Co, 1997
  • Bye-Bye, Bully!: A Kid's Guide For Dealing With Bullies; by J.S. Jackson; illustrated by R.W. Alley: Abbey Press, 2003
  • Chester Raccoon and the Big Bad Bully; by Audrey Penn; illustrated by Barbara Gibson; Tanglewood Press, 2008
  • Dealing With Bullies; by Pam Scheunemann: Abdo Pub., 2004
  • Dealing With Bullying; by Marianne Johnston Hazelden, 1998
  • Long Walk To School: A Story About Bullying; by Cindy Leaney; illustrated by Peter Wilks; Rourke Pub., 2004
  • Lucy And The Bully; by Claire Alexander; Albert Whitman & Co., 2008
  • Nobody Knew What To Do: A Story About Bullying; by Becky McCain; Albert Whitman & Company, 2001
  • Rat and the Tiger; by Keiko Kasza; Econo Clad Books, 1999
  • Stop Picking On Me; by Pat Thomas; Macdonald Young, 2000
  • The Berenstain Bears and the Bully; by S. and J. Berenstein; Random House, 1993

Ages 6 to 10

  • Arthur's April Fool; by Marc Brown; Little, Brown & Co., 1990
  • Blue Cheese Breath and Stinky Feet: How to Deal With Bullies; by Catherine DePino and Bonnie Matthews; Magination Press, 2004
  • Bullying; by Bruce Sanders: Stargazer Books, 2006
  • Bullying: How To Deal With Taunting, Teasing, And Tormenting; by Kathleen Winkler: Enslow Publishers, 2005
  • Dealing with Bullying; by Pete Sanders; Stargazer Books, 2007
  • Don't Feed the Monster on Tuesday; by Adolph Moser; Landmark Editions, 1991
  • Don't Sit on My Lunch!; by Abby Klein and John McKinley; New York Blue Sky Press, 2005
  • Talking About Bullying; by Jullian Powell; Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1999
  • Trouble for Trudy; by Teddy Slater; Scholastic Inc., 2007
  • Why Do People Bully?; by Adam Hibbert; Raintree, 2005

Ages 9 to 12

  • Blubber; by Judy Blume; Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Bullies are a Pain in the Brain; by Trevor Romain; Free Spirit Pub, 1997
  • Do Not Call Me Ishmael; by Michael Bauer; Greenwillow Books, 2007
  • Freak the Mighty; by Rodman Pilbrick; Scholastic, 2001
  • How To Handle Bullies, Teasers and Other Meanies: A Book That Takes the Nuisance Out of Name Calling and Other Nonsense; by Kate Cohen-Posey; Rainbow Books, Inc, 1995
  • Simon's Hook: A Story About Teases and Put-Downs; by Karen Burnett; GR Publishing, 2000
  • Stick Up For Yourself; by Gershen Kaufman and Lev Raphael; Free Spirit Publishing, 1998
  • The Araboolies of Liberty Street; by Sam Swope; Sunburst, 2001
  • When Kids Drive Kids Crazy: How to Get Along With Your Friends and Enemies; by Eda LeShan; Dial Books for Young Readers, 1990
  • Why is Everybody Always Picking On Me?: A Guide to Understanding Bullies For Young People; by Terrence Webster-Doyle, Rod Cameron (illustrator); Atrium Society, 1991

Young Adult

  • Bullies to Buddies: How to Turn Your Enemies Into Friends; by Izzy Kalman; Wisdom Pages, 2005
  • The Chocolate War; by Robert Cormier; Laurel Leaf, 1999
  • Ironman; by Chris Crutcher; Greenwillow, Laurel Leaf, 1996
  • Working Out Conflicts: How to Keep Cool, Stay Safe, and Get Along; by Naomi Drew; Free Spirit Publishing, 2004

Books for Adults

  • And Words Can Hurt Forever: How to Protect Adolescents from Bullying, Harassment, and Emotional Violence; by James Garbarino; Free Press, 2002
  • Bullying: Practical and Easy-to-Follow Advice; by Jenny Alexander; Penguin USA, 1998
  • Bullyproof Your Child: Expert Advice On Teaching Children To Defend Themselves; Keith Vitali; Skyhorse Publishing, 2007
  • Easing the Teasing: A Parent's Guide to Helping Children Deal with Name-Calling, Ridicule and Verbal Bullying; by Judy Freedman; Contemporary Books, 2002
  • Mom, They're Teasing me: Helping Your Child Solve Social Problems; by Michael Thompson; Ballantine Books, 2002
  • "Words Will Never Hurt Me": Helping Kids Handle Teasing, Bullying and Putdowns; by Sally Ogden: Elton-Wolf, 2001

Other Resources

Department of Health and Human Services
Online bullying courses and information

National Resource Center for Safe Schools (NRCSS)
101 SW Main, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204
1-800-268-2275 or (503) 275-0131
(503) 275-0444

Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2010-06-04
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04
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