Bully

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Penguin, Sep 13, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
Patricia Polacco takes on cliques and online bullying

Lyla finds a great friend in Jamie on her first day of school, but when Lyla makes the cheerleading squad and a clique of popular girls invites her to join them, Jamie is left behind. Lyla knows bullying when she sees it, though, and when she sees the girls viciously teasing classmates on Facebook, including Jamie, she is smart enough to get out. But no one dumps these girls, and now they're out for revenge.

Patricia Polacco has taken up the cause against bullies ever since Thank You, Mr. Falker, and her passion shines through in this powerful story of a girl who stands up for a friend.
 

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User Review  - ElainaBerger - LibraryThing

This book is about how popular girls make fun of other students that aren't like them. It shows cyberbullying which is very relatable to students in this day and age. This would be a good book for students that are in middle school. This can help students going through this. Read full review

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User Review  - Whisper1 - LibraryThing

Dealing with the sweeping problem of the mis use of technology and cyber bullying, Polacco's focuses on the issue of wanting to be liked and the extremes young adults go to in order to be accepted ... Read full review

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Patricia Polacco is the prolific author and illustrator of over fifty picture books, and has received over 75 awards and honors for her work. She is also an energetic and enthusiastic public speaker--she visits over 100 classrooms every year. She lives in Union City, Michigan.

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