TRUDY LUDWIG, author of seven books for children, has been profiled on national television, on radio, and in newsprint. An active member of the International Bullying Prevention Association, she is a sought-after speaker who collaborates frequently with organizations like The Ophelia Project, Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project, and Putting Family First. Trudy's books have received the Mom's Choice Gold Award, the CCBC's "Best of the Best" award, and have been recognized as NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Books for Young People.
ADAM GUSTAVSON has illustrated more than a dozen picture books, including the award-winning The Yankee at the Seder, also published by Tricycle Press. Accolades for Adam's books include the IRA-CBC Children's Choice, Bank Street Best Books of the Year, and a Sydney Taylor Honor. Adam received an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York and has taught illustration at Seton Hall University, The University of the Arts, and Passaic County College.
This was an excellent book to kick off our "Building Strong Readers" unit in fourth grade. Highly recommend this book as a read aloud.Published 3 months ago by Brookie
This was a good book. Jake reminds me of my older brother because he is bossy and he says he can do everything better than I can.Published 8 months ago by K. Finch
From a mom perspective and a school counselor perspective...this is a great book! I highly recommend it. Both of my kids enjoy it.Published 11 months ago by Momoftwins
We reviewed this book for a parent-child book read. It was very good but we decided to go with "Confessions of a Former Bully" by the same author.Published 21 months ago by STCS
This is a great book for group reading and discussion or a one-on-one application for a child struggling with self-esteem.Published 22 months ago by Storm Watcher
Kuddos to Knopf publishers for bringing this book to children, educators, and families. Bibliotherapy has such a powerful impact on the youngsters we share books with, yet many... Read morePublished on February 28, 2012 by Carol Ekster
I can see this being better for older kids but since the age range is listed as 5 and up and I found it inappropriate for a 5 year old I can't rate it well. Read morePublished on February 18, 2012 by Nonfiction
Wow! Trudy has done it again!
I am a School Counselor and Trudy Ludwig's books are the core of my curriculum. Read more