My Secret Bully
A book by Trudy Ludwig, Illustrated by Abigail Marble
The Secret’s Out On Bullying: a touching, inspirational story targeted for 5- to 11-year-olds, My Secret Bully instantly draws young readers into Monica’s world where she is bullied by a friend and learns how to cope and thrive. Relational aggression is an act of emotional bullying hidden among tightly knit networks of friends.
Name-calling, humiliation, exclusion, and manipulation are some bullying tactics Monica’s friend Katie employs. Monica learns to face her fears of betrayal and social isolation and reclaims her power from the bully with the help of a supportive adult – her mother. Included in this wonderful resource for children, parents, teachers, and counselors are helpful tips, discussion questions, and additional information.
Age Range: 6 – 9 years
Grade Level: 1 – 4
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Tricycle Press (April 1, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.4 x 10.3 inches