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Blog Posts by Subject: Bullying

Talking with Teens about Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Online Safety

Several weeks ago, I fully intended to have the topic of our Teen Advisory Group meeting be Banned Books Week. But our conversation took a detour, and soon we were talking about bullying and cyberbullying in fiction and in real life. It wasn’t the way I expected the conversation to go, but I’m glad it did.Read More ›

Booktalking "Tease" by Amanda Maciel

Sara is being charged with the harassment and assault of Emma Putnam. Emma is dead.Read More ›

Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders in Teen Fiction

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, so I thought that this was the ideal time to share some books from our young adult fiction shelves on this painful subject.Read More ›

Let's Talk about Bullying at the Library

On Thursday, April 25th the Fort Washington Library held a special screening of the film Bully, a 2011 documentary about bullying in U.S. schools directed by Lee Hirsch, followed by a conversation about how to deal with this serious problem. Our discussion was lead by T. Burgess, an Information Assistant with an MA in School Counseling. To promote this event all the staff wore buttons, created and designed in house a few weeks before the program. These buttons were 

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The Teen Central Anti-Bullying Movement: Books on Bullying

Welcome to our Books On Bullying reading list. It includes items from the Teen collection with some Adult titles and one very sentimental Children's favorite. We'd like this list to be as interactive as possible. Any good suggested additions will be considered and if appropriate added.

The Teen Central Digi Arts Projects and Workshop at Grand Central Library in partnership with Yianni Stamas and

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