The following picture books are a wonderful way to reinforce the importance of friendship and empathy.
The following books offer children great insight into the harmful effects of bullying and the importance of kindness, empathy, compassion, and acceptance.
Twelve-year-old Foster doesn’t trust the man his widowed mother has started dating. Even Joe, the dog, doesn’t like Dax. Dax has a violent, controlling streak, but Linda, vulnerable in her loss, doesn’t seem to see it.
TRUDY LUDWIG is the author of many books for children, including My Secret Bully and Confessions of a Former Bully. An active member of the International Bullying Prevention Association, she is a sought-after speaker who collaborates frequently with organizations like The Ophelia Project, Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project, and Putting Family First.
This book will appeal to readers of ages 12 and up, grades 7 and up, who relate to military family issues and volunteer efforts for people in other countries.
Hallie Durand is here in TCBR’s lane to tell us all about her creative process!
Even with the ability to enjoy visually stunning film adaptations of much of his work, and the recent revival of many of Dahl’s creations, it’s important to recall not just Dahl’s ludicrous stories and plot twists, but also the wonderful fun of his unique writing style.
Julia DeVillers is the bestselling author of several novels, including Liberty Porter, Trading Faces, and How My Private, Personal Journal Became a Bestseller, which was adapted into the Disney Channel original movie Read It and Weep. Enjoy this guest post which stems from the theme of her latest book Emma Emmets, Playrgound Matchmaker.