Book Lists: Books That Deal with Bullying


I just wrote a review for Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina and I talked a bit about how books may help kids deal with their own issues so here is a list of books that deal with bullying in various ways. I haven’t read them all myself but they’re worth looking at.

For further reading:

  1. Holes – Louis Sachar
  2. Thirteen Reasons Why – Jay Asher
  3. A Little Princess – Frances Hodgson Burnett
  4. Carrie – Stephen King
  5. Twisted  – Laurie Halse Anderson
  6. Speak – Laurie Halse Anderson
  7. Hate List –  Jennifer Brown
  8. Parrotfish – Ellen Wittlinger
  9. Before I Fall – Lauren Oliver
  10. Wonder – R. J. Palacio
  11. The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen – Susin Nielsen (Lee-Ann)
  12. Stitches – Glen Huser (Lee-Ann)
  13. Winger – Andrew Smith (Sarah)
  14. Some Girls Are – Courtney Summers (Sarah)
  15. Chinese Cinderella – Adeline Yen Mah (Glaiza)
  16. Thunderwith – Libby Hathorn (Glaiza)
  17. So Much To Tell You – John Marsden (Glaiza)

Have I missed any? Do you have recommendations? Leave a comment!

4 responses to “Book Lists: Books That Deal with Bullying

  1. I just read The Protected by Aussie author Claire Zorn. Such a powerful story with several different themes but the bullying is heartbreaking and what stops the bullying is even more heartbreaking. A great read. I will check out some of the books on your list ! :-)

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