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Early Literacy

Early literacy is what children know about communication, language—verbal and non-verbal—reading and writing before they can actually read and write.

Picture Books About Bullies

Benny Shark Goes to Friend School by Lynn Rowe Reed

Benny the Bull shark tries to bully his way to friendship-- but no one want to be friends with a bully! Then Janice, the jellyfish, tells Benny about Friend School, where he can learn the rules of friendship.

Benny Shark Goes to Friend School

Bullies Never Win by Margery Cuyler

First-grader Jessica worries about everything Brenda the bully might tease her about, until the day she has had enough and discovers a new way to deal with Brenda.

Bully by Jennifer Sattler

When a selfish bullfrog takes over a lily pond, the other residents decide to unite and take action.

Eddie the Bully by Henry Cole

Eddie enjoys being mean and bullying his fellow students until a new girl arrives and shows him how good it can feel to be nice.

I Didn’t Stand Up by Lucy Falcane

Looks at common circumstances of oppression that children encounter through the eyes of the bystander--until he or she becomes the victim.

Not Little by Maya Myers

Dot proves she is not little by standing up to a school bully.

The Box Turtle by Vanessa Roeder

Terrance the turtle was born without a shell, so he uses a cardboard box instead. but when another turtle points out that Terrance's shell is, weird, he begins to wonder if there is better shell out there.

The Last Laugh by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey

A wordless tale in which a clever duck outwits a bullying snake.

The Suitcase by Chris Naylor – Ballesteros

When a stranger arrives with just a suitcase, his neighbors ask questions about who he is and where he comes from.  They need to decide whether to trust the newcomer or risk of not believing him.

Troll Stinks by Jeanne Willis

Two billy goats discover the perils of making assumptions and acting on prejudice in this timely tale about online bullying.

November 2021


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