Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories

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Harper Collins, Sep 6, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 384 pages
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Today's top authors for teens and young people come together to share their stories about bullying—as bystanders, as victims, and as the bullies themselves—in this moving and deeply personal collection. Lauren Oliver, R. L. Stine, Ellen Hopkins, Carolyn Mackler, Kiersten White, Mo Willems, Jon Scieszka, Lauren Kate, and many more contributed 70 heartfelt and empathetic stories from each corner of the schoolyard. In addition, Dear Bully includes resources for teens, educators, and parents, and suggestions for further reading.

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Review courtesy of Dark Faerie Tales. Quick & Dirty: This is a heart wrenching eye opening anthology about bullying. 70 authors tell their real life experiences with bullies and how it affected them ... Read full review

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I love the concept of this book, and even after reading it, I still love the idea of it, I also love that a portion of the book sales go to a charity to stop bullying, which I think is so important in ... Read full review

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Contents

SURVIVAL
4
DEAR BULLY
9
Slammed by Marlene Perez
23
Stench byJon Scieszka
37
Midsummers Nightmare by Holly Cupala
53
The Secret by Heather Brewer
68
A List by Micol Ostow
83
The Soundtrack to My Survival by Stephanie Kuehnert
89
Isolation by Cynthia Leitich Smith
186
Dear Caroline from Canada by Carrie Ryan
193
Frenemies Are Not Friends by Michelle Zink
199
The Other Side by Nancy Holder
209
Bully on the Ledge by Kurtis Scaletta
218
Silent All These Years by Alyson NoŽl
227
Now and Then by Aprilynne Pike
233
Objects in Mirror Are More Complex Than They Appear
243

Abuse by Lucienne Diver
98
break my heart by Megan Kelley Hall
107
End of the World byJessica Brody
114
The Curtain by Deborah Kerbel
120
The Eulogy of Ivy OConner by SophieJordan
127
Karen by Nancy Werlin
133
Was a Bully Too by Melissa Walker
141
Never Shut Up by Kiersten White
148
The Alphabet by Laura Kasischke
159
They Made Me Do It and Im Sorry by Cecil Castellucci
166
Simplehero by Debbie Rigaud
180
Levels by Tanya Lee Stone
249
The Sound of Silence by Claudia Gabel
256
Kicking Stones at the Sun byJo Knowles
264
Finding Light in the Darkness by Lisa Schroeder
274
Fearless byJeannine Garsee
284
Without Armor by Daniel Waters
289
Standing Tall by Dawn Metcalf
302
That Kid byJanni Lee Simner
318
To Carolyn Mackler From Elizabeth in IL
334
Acknowledgments
349
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Megan Kelley Hall is the author of Sisters of Misery and The Lost Sister and has written for a variety of publications, including Elle, Glamour, Parenting, the Boston Globe, and the Boston Herald. She lives north of Boston.

Carrie Jones is the New York Times bestselling author of the Need series—which includes Need, Captivate, and Entice—as well as Girl, Hero; Love (and Other Uses for Duct Tape); and Tips on Having a Gay (Ex) Boyfriend. She is the coauthor, with Steven E. Wedel, of After Obsession. Carrie lives in Maine with a scrawny cat, an obese cat, two tremendously large white dogs, and occasional pixies.

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