Best Teen & Young Adult Bullying Issues Books
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1. One Shot: A Story of Bullying (Zuiker Teen Topics)
Author: by Alex Karl Bruorton
I am known as One Shot,’ because I have just one shot to save any kids who may be going through what I go through every day … Born with a deforming disease known as CLOVES syndrome, Alex Bruorton has learned to deflect the hurtful comments slung his way and focus on the beautiful, brave person he truly is.
From birth, his illness, which causes severe overgrowth in his face, was painfully evident. He has endured twenty-five surgeries to correct the growths, but nothing lasts for long. At a very young age, he realized he had to accept his face as it is.
Fortunately, his family’s fierce love and protection have been constant and impenetrable. But it’s almost impossible to totally shield a child from bullying. Alex went to school, suffered horrible attacks, and returned home, hiding his fear and anger. Gradually, his family found a way to help him help himself.
They enlisted the help of a therapist who showed Alex how to declare a truce on his war with the outside world and learn to open up and talkabout himself, about life, about pain, and about joy. Today, Alex has friends, is an avid fisherman, and loves his life.
2. JoJo's Guide to the Sweet Life: #PeaceOutHaterz
Author: by JoJo Siwa
October 3, 2017
You might recognize firecracker JoJo Siwa from Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition, or maybe you fell in love with her on Dance Moms. JoJo’s nonfiction middle-grade debut is the next generation’s version of a real life Cinderella story: Nebraska girl becomes Hollywood’s belle of the ball, thanks to her spunky attitude and creative drive.
Through the lens of JoJo’s personal experience and playful voice, she digs into themes such as finding your passion, keeping strong in the face of adversity, appreciating your individualism, the importance of being loyal, and never giving up. Most of all, JoJo’s story is meant to inspire young girls to find the courage and confidence to go after their dreams.Go Siwanatorz!
3. Dad's Great Advice for Teens: Stuff Every Teen Needs to Know About Parents, Friends, Social Media, Drinking, Dating, Relationships, and Finding Happiness
Author: by Marc Fienberg
Published at: Story Press (June 22, 2020)
The perfect gift to help a teenager get happy, be successful, and make good decisions. Being a teen ain’t easy. And unfortunately, there aren’t any classes to help navigate through those teen years. Luckily, Dad’s Great Advice for Teens provides 25 short pieces of unorthodox Great Advice, filled with humor, wisdom, and inspirational quotes, to help teens:Build confidenceReduce anxietyBe productive with their timeDevelop close relationshipsMake good decisionsTake smart risksFollow their passionTrust their gutTake action toward their goalsCreate new, positive habitsStay positive when problems ariseMake a difference in the worldDad’s Great Advice for Teens will help teens become the best version of themselves they can possibly be.
And because all the Great Advice has been researched and gathered by a dad who tested it successfully on his own teens and others, you can trust that it’s for real, and it works. Recommended reading by some of the most respected teen coaches, this is a must-read manual with all the stuff that every teen needs to know about friends, social media, drinking, smoking, vaping, dating, sex, parents, peer pressure, dealing with gossip, and being happy.
4. This Book Is Gay
Author: by Juno Dawson
Published at: Sourcebooks Fire; 1st edition (June 2, 2015)
The bestselling young adult non-fiction book on sexuality and gender!Lesbian.Gay.Bisexual.Transgender.Queer.Straight.Curious. This book is for everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This book is for anyone who’s ever dared to wonder. This book is for YOU.
There’s a long-running joke that, after “coming out,” a lesbian, gay guy, bisexual, or trans person should receive a membership card and instruction manual. THIS IS THAT INSTRUCTION MANUAL.You’re welcome. Inside you’ll find the answers to all the questions you ever wanted to ask, with topics like: Stereotypes the facts and fiction Coming out as LGBT Where to meet people like you The ins and outs of gay sex Stereotypes the facts and fiction How to flirt And so much more!
This candid, funny, and uncensored exploration of sexuality and what it’s like to grow up LGBTQ also includes real stories from people across the gender and sexual spectrums, not to mention hilarious illustrations. You will be entertained. You will be informed.
5. Be True To Yourself: Daily Affirmations and Awesome Advice for Teen Girls (Gifts for Teen Girls, Teen and Young Adult Maturing and Bullying Issues)
Author: by Amanda Ford
A Be Yourself Guide for Teen Girls#1 New Release in Teen & Young Adult Maturing, School & Education, Bullying Issues, Dating & IntimacyIn this book of short daily meditations and essays, Amanda Ford, a young adult herself, offers stories, information, and advice on all the important issues facing young women today: boys, dating, drinking, self-respect, self-love, fights with friends, dealing with parents, and more.
Support for young women as they navigate one of the most confusing and challenging times of their lives. When Amanda Ford emerged from her tumultuous teenage years, she saw the need for a guide to help girls learn to listen to their inner voices and think for themselves.
Be True To Yourself is the big sister Amanda never hadand always wanted to be. It provides the encouragement and guidance she wished, as a teenage girl, that an older sister had given her, as well as stories and advice that she would have loved to share with a younger sister during her own teen years.
6. Surviving Middle School: Navigating the Halls, Riding the Social Roller Coaster, and Unmasking the Real You
Author: by Luke Reynolds
In this hilarious guide full of honest, real-life experiences, veteran teacher Luke Reynolds skillfully and humorously shows kids how to not only survive, but thrive and even enjoy the wild adventure that is middle school. Middle grade series like The Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Dork Diaries bring an authentic voice and vision to fiction about middle schoolers.
Now, for the first time a nonfiction guide to middle school offers that same funny and relatable voice, while skillfully teaching life lessons to not just help kids find their footing during the tough years between elementary and high school, but to find the joy in their new adventures and challenges.
Author and teacher Luke Reynolds uses irreverent humor, genuine affection for middle schoolers, and authenticity that bubbles over as he ties real-life experiences from his own time in middle school to the experiences he has from his many years as a teacher.
Covering topics like bullying, peer pressure, grades, dealing with difficult parents, and love and romance, this rare book reaches kids at a deeper level during an age when they are often considered too young to appreciate it. Readers will learn to find their own voice, begin to explore their genuine identity, and definitely laugh out loud along the way.
7. Mindfulness for Teen Anger: A Workbook to Overcome Anger and Aggression Using MBSR and DBT Skills
Author: by Mark C. Purcell MEd PsyD
Do you ever feel so frustrated with school, friends, parents, and life in general that you lose control of your emotions and lash out? You shouldn’t feel ashamed. Being a teen in today’s world is hard, but it’s even harder when you’re unable to keep your cool in stressful situations.
Fortunately, there are things you can do to make positive changes in your life. Using proven effective mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), Mindfulness for Teen Anger will teach you the difference between healthy and unhealthy forms of anger.
Inside, you’ll learn how to make better choices, how to stop overreacting, find emotional balance, and be more aware of your thoughts and feelings in the moment. You’ll also learn skills for building positive relationships with peers, friends, and family.
As a teen, the relationship skills you learn now can help you thrive in the future. With a little help, and by cultivating compassion and understanding for yourself and others, you will be able to transform your fear and anger into confidence and kindness.
8. Stand Beautiful: A story of brokenness, beauty and embracing it all
Author: by Chloe Howard
Have you ever been bullied? Betrayed by a friend? Critical of who you see in the mirror every day? Born with a clubfoot and enduring intense physical and emotional pain because of it, international speaker, TEDx speaker, and anti-bullying author Chloe Howard will help you overcome the pain and struggles in your own life, coming alongside you as a friend on your journey to live happy and free.You are enough.
You are a daughter of God. And no matter how hard life gets, you don’t have to do it alone. In Stand Beautiful, Chloe shares her story of being bullied about a birth defect as a freshman and how it helped her not only overcome self-doubt, it also gave her the courage to rise up and speak out to help others.
Ultimately, Stand Beautiful will inspire young people ages 12 and up to:Be brave and find beauty within diversitySpeak up against injustice and stand up for what is rightRedefine beauty as more than what the eye can seeStop being self-destructive and choose self-empowermentFueled by a powerful encounter with Bono from the band U2, Stand Beautiful features:A special insert with full-color pictures of Chloe’s journeyA Lessons Learned section that highlights valuable lessons every teen should knowAn Interview with Chloe section that gives readers details about her favorite iTunes playlist, books on her bookshelf, and much moreThe encouragement and hope teens need to accept their unique selves, just as they are
9. Positive: A Memoir
Author: by Paige Rawl
An astonishing memoir for the untold number of children whose lives have been touched by bullying. Positive is a must-read for teens, their parents, educators, and administratorsa brave, visceral work that will save lives and resonate deeply. Paige Rawl has been HIV positive since birth, but growing up, she never felt like her illness defined her.
On an unremarkable day in middle school, she disclosed to a friend her HIV-positive statusand within hours the bullying began. From that moment forward, every day was like walking through a minefield. Paige was never sure when or from where the next text, taunt, or hateful message would come.
Then one night, desperate for escape, fifteen-year-old Paige found herself in her bathroom staring at a bottle of sleeping pills. That could have been the end of her story. Instead, it was only the beginning. Paige’s memoir, co-written with bestselling author Ali Benjamin (The Truth About Jellyfish), calls for readers to choose action over complacency, compassion over crueltyand above all, to be Positive.
10. Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything
Author: by Aly Raisman
Discover Aly Raisman’s inspiring story of dedication, perseverance, and learning to think positive even in the toughest times on her path to gold medal success in two Olympic Games-and beyond. Aly Raisman first stepped onto a gymnastics mat as a toddler in a “mommy & me” gymnastics class.
No one could have predicted then that sixteen years later, she’d be standing on an Olympic podium, having achieved her dreams. Aly’s road to success was full of hard work, perseverance, and victories, but not without its hardships. Aly faced many obstacles, from naysayers who said she’d never make it in gymnastics to classmates who shamed her for her athletic body to a devastating betrayal of trust.
Through it all, Aly surrounded herself with supportive family, friends, and teammates and found the inner strength to remain positive and believe in herself. Now, in her own words, Aly shows what it takes to be a champion on and off the floor, and takes readers on a behind-the-scenes journey before, during, and after her remarkable achievements in two Olympic Games-through her highest highs, lowest lows, and all the moments in between.
11. Bear Boy: The True Story of a Boy, Two Bears, and the Fight to Be Free
Author: by Justin Barker
Bear Boy is a true coming-of-age story of two bears who inspire one boy to stand up for animals, question authority and discover the power of activism.”This is a book that will encourage you to follow your dreams… I simply couldn’t put it down.” -Jane Goodall, UN Messenger of Peace”An empowering story of a young man who discovered his words count, his actions count, and he counts…
Delightful in umpteen ways.” -Ingrid Newkirk, president, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals”A truly empowering story of compassion, activism, and self-discovery.” -Jasmin Singer, author of Always Too Much and Never EnoughJustin is a typical teenager, dodging school bullies and waging an endless war with his parents.
But when he discovers Ursula and Brutus-two sibling black bears being kept in horrific conditions at a nearby zoo-his life begins to change. He finds a cause that ignites his passion and an animal sanctuary willing to take the bears.
But there’s a catch: he’ll have to cover the quarter-million-dollar cost. Undaunted, Justin takes his seemingly insurmountable quest to an international audience, gaining media attention and support from celebrities. With television cameras rolling, Justin fights to free the bears, and it turns out himself.
12. Saving Ourselves from Suicide – Before and After: How to Ask for Help, Recognize Warning Signs, and Navigate Grief
Author: by Linda Pacha
A CARING UP-CLOSE LOOK AT SUICIDETHE HELP THAT COULD HAVE SAVED MY SON THE GUIDANCE WE NEEDED FOR GRIEF AND TO RELEASE GUILTLinda Pacha is refreshingly transparent, holding nothing back in this moving and uplifting help book. With the detailed table of contents, you will refer back to her recommendations and warm advice time and time again.
Read warning signs in her son’s last text messages that are labeled for you. Learn what Nick could not feel or understand: the options and hope that were still there. And if suicide has already happened, she will help you move forward in your grief, release any guilt or anger, and find the hope in life again.
Book Club discussion questions available. Pacha is an attorney. Her undergraduate degree and postgraduate studies are in psychology and clinical psychology, respectively. Linda public speaks about suicide prevention and the grief process through the nonprofit she founded, Nick’s Network of Hope (nicksnetworkofhope.Org).
She’s known for her unfaltering honesty, which is appreciated by many. Pacha is a parent who has been through the worst and shares everything to help others in pain. SUICIDE PREVENTION/SELF-HELP: Reasons to stay; you are not alone; how to make a safety plan; yell for help and allow it; you are not a burden; people care more than you think; how to reach out when hope is lost; risk factors and warning signs with real-life examples; bullying is a reflection of them, not you; and what Nick would want you to knowHOW TO HELP OTHERS WHO ARE STRUGGLING: Okay to ask if suicidal; listen and ask open-ended questions; don’t be a cheerleader if more is needed; believe behavior more than words; and importance of seeking professional helpGRIEF AND LOSS: Why push on; release guilt and anger; emotions of the first year; second year and beyond; grieving individually and together; new family dynamics; getting back into society; answering difficult questions; parenting surviving kids; keeping your marriage intact; what to avoid; siblings of suicide; and physical effectsHOW TO HELP THOSE WHO LOST SOMEONE TO SUICIDE: Don’t avoid; listen but don’t try to fix; remember and talk about loved ones; and allow to work through birthdays and anniversariesSTIGMA: Complexities of mental health; why stigma exists; misconceptions of selfishness, cowardice, and lack of faith; how stigma of mental health morphs and attaches to survivors; and ways to reduce stigmaREDUCING PRESSURE: What is the pressure and ways to reduce it; recommendations for parents and schools; and how to make lunchtime and gym more inclusiveTIPS FOR BETTER TOMORROW: Ways for a kinder world; how to reduce bullying; how to teach kids to live with more compassion; and how you can make a differenceAll Book Sale Net Proceeds Go Toward Suicide PreventionPerfect for Book Clubs (Discussion Questions Available)
13. All-Caps YOU: A 30-Day Adventure toward Finding Joy in Who God Made You to Be
Author: by Emma Mae Jenkins
Wander (May 5, 2020)
Young women are under more pressure than ever before: pressure to be pretty, to be successful, to have a perfect selfie game. Is it possible for them to be their true selves? Or must they fit into the same mold as the rest of their peers?
Into this world of ever-growing pressure bursts Emma Mae Jenkins with a message of hope and unabashed joy. Emma Mae knows what it feels like to be judged and bullied, but she chooses to ignore the haters and instead focus on a message of love and acceptance in Jesus Christ.
In this powerful devotional, Emma Mae will show young women what it looks like to live a life of rejoicing in God’s love and the incredible excitement they can feel when they live in ALL CAPS for Him.
14. Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness: Three Rules for a Happier Life
Author: by Carol McCloud
“…The work lays out three rules forreaders-children as well as adults-to find happiness intheir lives. All three revolve around the author’s concept of peoplehaving buckets they can either fill for themselves or others … Opportunities to fill buckets abound. As McCloud points out, everyinstance of simple kindness helps to fill buckets…
Aninviting guide for children (and their parents) to cultivating happiness andhelping others.” – KirkusReviewsThroughthe simple concept of an invisible mental and emotional bucket, GrowingUp with a Bucket Full of Happiness gives a very real and profoundunderstanding of why people act as they do.
This book teaches the”bucketfilling” language by examining a number of difficultsubjects with colorfully-illustrated chapters, thought-provoking questions, andrelevant real-life situations. Readers of all ages will learn and experience,through daily practice, the value of kindness, understanding, resiliency, andcourage in a world that isn’t always kind.
15. Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen
Author: by Jazz Jennings
Get ready for season 4 of the popular TLC show I Am Jazz! Teen advocate and trailblazer Jazz Jennings-named one of “The 25 Most Influential Teens” of the year by Time-shares her very public transgender journey, as she inspires people to accept the differences in others while they embrace their own truths.”[Jazz’s] touching book serves as a rallying cry for understanding and acceptance.”Bustle Jazz Jennings is one of the youngest and most prominent voices in the national discussion about gender identity.
At the age of five, Jazz transitioned to life as a girl, with the support of her parents. A year later, her parents allowed her to share her incredible journey in her first Barbara Walters interview, aired at a time when the public was much less knowledgeable or accepting of the transgender community.
This groundbreaking interview was followed over the years by other high-profile interviews, a documentary, the launch of her YouTube channel, a picture book, and her own reality TV series-I Am Jazz-making her one of the most recognizable activists for transgender teens, children, and adults.
16. The Think Confident, Be Confident Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Create Unshakable Self-Confidence and Reach Your Goals
Author: by Leslie Sokol PhD
Written by two leaders in the field of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), this engaging, must-have workbook builds on the success of Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens to provide proven-effective exercises and skills that will empower you to replace your self-doubt with self-confidence so you can be your best.
Self-confidence shapes the way you see the world. When you have healthy self-esteem, it helps you move through life and boosts your resilience against stress. On the other hand, negative thinking has negative consequences: low self-esteem and self-doubt can hold you and back and lead to self-sabotage, along with an increased risk of anxiety, depression, and self-destructive behaviors.
With The Think Confident, Be Confident Workbook for Teens, two leaders in the field of CBT present the wisdom and guidance of Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens in a fun workbook format. Filled with easy CBT-based activities and tips, this book will help you recognize, rethink, and replace self-doubt, enabling you to transform your negative self-image into a more positive, accurate reflection so you have the confidence to pursue your dreams and find success.