four-eyed philip

Summary:
Philip wears glasses. As a result, he gets picked on. Eddie won't leave him alone. Ignoring Eddie it isn't enough. Then, he learns that Eddie has a weakness. What should he do?
Educational Themes:
This is a book about bullying. There are several places along the way you can stop and talk about what's happening, choices and consequences, and feelings. The book teaches kids that it doesn't feel good to be picked on. Use the book for role playing.
Reading Level:
0.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 10
Recommended Age To Read Together:
5 to 10
Age of child:
Read by students at Northumberland Elementary School, Newport News, VA for the Reading Tub's Use Your ABCs program. Read with children ages 9 and 10.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. This is a good resource for classroom discussions.
Little Kid Reaction:
We learned that it is not good to be a bully because one day you might need that same person's help. The kids connected to the story because they also deal with bullies at school sometimes.
Big Kid Reaction:
This book has a good message. Some kids think it is alright to be a bully. This offers a compassionate story that shows them the truth.
Pros:

Kids can relate to both characters in the story and will walk away more attentive to how they treat kids.

Cons:

None.

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Title Four-eyed Philip
Author Cynthia Dwyer
Illustrators Lynnette Schuepbach
ISBN 9780979329609
Material Paperback
Cost $14.95
Genres Picture Book, Emotions and Feelings, Health, Health - Illness, Special Needs | Specially Abled
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