Category Archives: bullying

Spork by Kyo Maclear

Spork by Kyo Maclear is a picture book dealing with multi-race or multi-ethnic families. In this book they use cutlery to present this notion. Spork has part of his mom, a spoon, and his dad, a fork. He is never … Continue reading

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The Banana-Leaf Ball by Katie Smith Milway

The Banana-Leaf Ball by Katie Smith Milway is book is based on a real refuge camp in East Africa and a boy whose life got better when the sport of soccer was introduced to the children. The coaches from the organization … Continue reading

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Jerry’s Madness by W.W. Rowe

Jerry’s Madness by W.W. Rowe is the second book in the series.  In this book, Jerry is having issues keeping his anger under control, but what 11 year old doesn’t have that problem. He gets his first kiss, deals with his friend being bullied … Continue reading

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Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport by Emma Carlson Berne

Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport, Emma Carlson Berne is a book that is written for middle school students about the Jews in Nazi Germany. The book contains stories of seven children who escaped Nazi Germany on Kindertransports funded by humanitarian groups … Continue reading

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New Beginnings by Rebecca Emin

New Beginnings by Rebecca Emin is a book about a girl named Sam Hendry who faces bullying at her new school.  The subject of this book that is carefully dealt with is bullying. Bullying is a problem that many students face … Continue reading

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Lila and the Crow

I received a copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Lila and the Crow by Gabrielle Grimard is a  beautiful story dealing with and sad and very real issue.  Lila arrives at her ne w … Continue reading

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