Kids: Books About Bullies

Bauer, Joan. Sticks. With the help of his grandmother, his dead father's best friend, and his own best friend, a math genius, ten-year-old Mickey prepares to compete in the most important pool championship of his life. (JFIC)

Berenstain, Stan. The Berenstain Bears and the Bully.When she takes a beating from the class bully, Sister Bear learns a valuable lesson in self-defense--and forgiveness. (EASY)

Bottner, Barbara. Bootsie Barker Bites. Bootsie Barker only wants to play games in which she bites, until one day her friend comes up with a better game. (EASY)

Browne, Anthony. Willy the Champ. Not very good at sports or fighting, mild-mannered Willy nevertheless proves he's the champ when the local bully shows up. (EASY)

Carlson, Nancy L. Loudmouth George and the Sixth-Grade Bully.After having his lunch repeatedly stolen by a bully twice his size, Loudmouth George and his friend Harriet teach him a lesson he'll never forget. (EASY)

Cohen-Posey, Kate. How To Handle Bullies, Teasers, And Other Meanies : A Book That Takes The Nuisance Out Of Name Calling And Other Nonsense.Provides information on what makes bullies and teasers tick, how to handle bullies, how to deal with prejudice, and how to defend ones self when being teased or insulted. (646.7)

Cooper, Ilene. Queen Of The Sixth Grade. After helping her supposed best friend Veronica found the sixth grade's secret club, the Awesome Kennedy Girls, Robin accidentally gets on her wrong side and discovers how bossy and cruel Veronica really is. (JFIC)

Duncan, Lois. Wonder Kid Meets The Evil Lunch Snatcher. Terrorized by an evil lunch-snatcher at his new school, Brian devises, with the help of a fellow comic book fan, a plan involving a new super hero called Wonder Kid. (JFIC)

Faulkner, Matt. The Moon Clock. A young girl journeys to a faraway place and finds the inner strength to confront the bullies of other worlds and her own. (EASY)

Hahn, Mary Downing. Stepping On The Cracks. In 1944, while her brother is overseas fighting in World War II, eleven-year-old Margaret gets a new view of the school bully Gordy when she finds him hiding his own brother, an army deserter, and decides to help him. (JFIC)

Hazen, Barbara Shook. The Knight Who Was Afraid To Fight. Sir Fred, considered to be the bravest knight in the castle, fears for his reputation when a jealous bully tries to expose his secret fear of fighting. (EASY)

Honeycutt, Natalie. The All New Jonah Twist. Jonah's efforts to survive the third grade are complicated by the new boy in class, who has the potential for either becoming a friend or beating him up. (JFIC)

Howe, James. Pinky And Rex And The Bully.Pinky learns the importance of identity as he defends his favorite color, pink, and his friendship with a girl, Rex, from the neighborhood bully. (PRIMARY)

Isenberg, Barbara. Albert The Running Bear Gets The Jitters. Albert the Running Bear is challenged to a race by a new bully bear at the zoo and has to deal with all sorts of stress symptoms. (EASY)

Kasza, Keiko. The Rat And The Tiger.In his friendship with Rat, Tiger takes advantage and plays the bully because of his greater size, but one day Rat stands up for his rights. (EASY)

Keats, Ezra Jack. Goggles.Two boys must outsmart the neighborhood bullies before they can enjoy their new treasure, a pair of lensless motorcycle goggles. (EASY)

Park, Barbara. Dear God, Help!!! Love, Earl . Tired of being pushed around by the class bully, Earl and two friends devise the perfect revenge. (JFIC)

Peet, Bill. Big Bad Bruce.Bruce, a bear bully, never picks on anyone his own size until he is diminished in more ways than one by a small but very independent witch. (EASY)

Prelutsky, Jack. Brave Little Pete Of Geranium Street.When he finally gets the cake he believes will make him strong, Pete becomes brave enough to face two bullies. (EASY)

Rosenberg, Liz. Monster Mama.Patrick Edward's fierce monster mother helps him deal with some obnoxious bullies. (EASY)

Sachar, Louis. The Boy Who Lost His Face . David receives a curse from an elderly woman he has helped his schoolmates attack, and he learns to regret his weakness in pandering to others for the sake of popularity. (JFIC)

Schertle, Alice. Cathy And Company And Bumper The Bully. The members of a club are bothered by a bully while visiting a cabin in the woods. (EASY)

Shreve, Susan Richards. Joshua T. Bates Takes Charge.Eleven-year-old Joshua, worried about fitting in at school, feels awkward when the new student he is supposed to be helping becomes the target of the fifth grade's biggest bully. (JFIC)

Wilhelm, Hans. Tyrone The Horrible. A little dinosaur named Boland tries several ways of dealing with the biggest bully in the swamp forest, until finally hitting on a successful tactic. (EASY)

Zeier, Joan T. Stick Boy.When a seven-inch growth spurt in the sixth grade makes skinny, self-conscious Eric a school misfit and the victim of the class bully, he is led to befriend Cynthia, a proud and spirited black girl who is disabled. (JFIC)