5 books to read this National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence
This Friday, 17 March, is the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence and to help start the conversation around bullying and violence, we’ve pulled together 5 powerful and moving books that stand with us as we all say ‘no’ to bullying and violence.
My Friend Ernestby Emma Allen & Hannah Sommerville
It’s the first day of school and Oscar is trying hard to be brave. Oscar’s mum feels sure he will make lots of friends, but Oscar isn’t so sure, particularly when Ernest seems so mean and scary.
I Am Jack by Susanne Gervay
Endorsed by Life Education Australia, the best-selling I Am Jack addresses bullying in schools, while remaining accessible and entertaining for younger readers.
Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Storiesby Megan Kelley Hall
Today’s top authors for teens come together to share their stories about bullying-as silent observers on the sidelines of high school, as victims, and as perpetrators-in a collection at turns moving and self-effacing, but always deeply personal.
The Yearbook Committeeby Sarah Ayoub
Five unlikely teammates thrust together against their will. Can they find a way to make their final year a memorable one or will their differences tear their world apart?
Speaking Out: A 21st-Century Handbook for Women and Girls by Tara Moss
An accessible, timely and practical handbook for women on speaking out safely and confidently from no.1 non-fiction bestseller Tara Moss.
For more information about The National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence, click here. We also came across this powerful video created by Wollongong Catholic Education Office that is definitely worth sharing with your children and students.