Bully Brigade

Summary:

This is an interactive text designed to help kids identify and understand bullies and bullying behavior. They also have the chance to earn their Banish Bullies badge.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

You can use this book with individual children or in groups. It affirms proper social etiquette, as well as explains bullying behavior. You can test their listening skills with the built-in quizzes.

Content Awareness Factors:

If read verbatim, young children (who tend to be literal and still working on social skills) may label themselves as bullies.


Little Kid Reaction

S/He recognized some of the behaviors, as they are things preschoolers tend to do: push, grab, kick.

Parent Reaction

With modification to the text, the book is helpful in affirming proper social behaviors for our preschooler. There are some elements (like name calling) that are beyond her comprehension right now.

Type of Book:
This is less a story and more a model for opening dialogue with kids.
Educational Themes:

The question and answer format gives parents and teachers the means to talk about bullying, empathy, and social mores.

Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
10 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 12
Age of child:
Read with 3-year-old child.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. Especially if you have a classroom-like setting or work with children of different ages.
book cover

Title Bully Brigade
Author Betty Jo Schuler
Illustrators Susan Scott
ISBN 1584952075
Material Digital | E-Book
Genres Family, Guidebook
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