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Winner of National Parenting Publications Award and Mom's Choice Award!
Everybody knows how it feels to be ostracized, isolated or taunted, but most of us are at a loss when it comes to knowing how to make it better. In Carrie Goldman's groundbreaking book, Bullied, she offers concrete solutions for parents, teachers, and kids on how to effectively respond to painful situations—whether it is normal social conflict or more serious bullying.
Goldman's warm, engaging style combines the real-life stories of bullies, victims, bystanders, and their parents with the most cutting edge scientific research to provide a thorough analysis of cruelty in our culture. She explores how the pop culture permeates homes and schools, often impacting the way kids view those who are different from the accepted norm.
Bullied comprehensively addresses issues such as:
The mother of a bullied first grader, Goldman's inspiring true story triggered an outpouring of support from online communities around the world. Bullied is a research-based book born from Goldman's blog post about the ridicule her daughter suffered for bringing a Star Wars thermos to school—a story that went viral on Facebook and Twitter before exploding everywhere, from CNN.com and Yahoo.com to sites all around the world. More than 200 people were interviewed for the book, including parents, teachers, kids, social workers, authors, celebrities, researchers, psychologists, actors, actresses, and school administrators. It is a wealth of knowledge packaged in a fascinating read.
I highly recommend this book to parents, teachers and anyone who cares about children.
What I appreciate about Carrie Goldman's book Bullied, is that she approaches the issue, first as a parent of a child who's being targeted.
I found this anti-bullying book very readable, written from the heart as well as the head.
At one time, “bully for you” was a celebratory expression. Today the word bully occupies a lot of attention and exclusively conjures up a world of hurt, rejection and fear. Read morePublished 2 months ago by gayle h. swift
I bought this book on a recommendation, and I will be buying a copy for everyone I know who is a parent. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Robert E. Adams
This is such necessary information here. The author came to our school and gave a very thorough engaging and honest presentation. Read morePublished 9 months ago by H. Sweeney
Let’s start with this: (800) 421-3481. That’s the number to call if your kid is being bullied and your school is not effectively handling the situation. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Ryan J. Dejonghe
I had the opportunity to attend Carrie Goldman's presentation in January 2014. I was impressed with the information she shared, it was real and relevant to what our kids are going... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Stephanie Garibay
An outstanding book that helps kids and loving adults deal with the bullying that is now so pervasive in our schools. Read morePublished 10 months ago by ines almeida
As a special education teacher and a parent, I found this book insightful. It provides real life examples as well as research best practice to guide parents and professionals... Read morePublished 10 months ago by J. Preschern
You can't read Carrie Goldman's book without being instantly transported back to your own experiences of childhood bullying, and, if you have children of your own, the vicarious... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Lori Day