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Bullying is Bogus

October is National Bullying Awareness Month. It's important to talk to your child about bullying and accepting everyone for their differences.

According to PACER -- a national bullying prevention center-- "more than 55 percent of bullying situations will stop when a peer intervenes. Student education of how to address bullying for peers is critical, as is the support of adults."

Here's a list of books to help you get the conversation started:

Younger Readers

The Recess Queen (E ONE)

Chrysanthemum (E HEN)

Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon (E LOV)

Hooway for Wodney Wat (E LES)

How to Lose All Your Friends (E CAR)

Lucy and the Bully (E ALE)

Ben Rides On (E DAV)

Just Kidding (E LUD)

The Bully Blocker's Club (E BAT)

Older Readers

Okay for Now (J SCH - Caudill Nominee)

The Bully Book (J GAL)

Confessions of a Former Bully (J LUD)

Stargirl (J SPI)

How to Beat the Bully Without Really Trying (J STA)

Jake and Lily (J SPI)

The Other Felix (J GRA)

The Odd Squad: Bully Bait (J FRY)

Invisible Inkling (J JEN)