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Author Humphrey, Sandra McLeod.

Title Hot issues, cool choices! : facing bullies, peer pressure, popularity and put-downs / Sandra McLeod Humphrey
Edition First American paperback edition
Published Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, [2007]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  155.4248 Hum/Hic  AVAILABLE
Description 133 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Angelina and me (compassion, respect for others) -- Me, myself, and I (fitting in, peer pressure) -- Musical chairs (exclusion, peer pressure) -- No, no, a thousand times no! (empathy, acceptance) -- Birthday blues (empathy, peer pressure) -- Hot dogs and other dogs (community service, peer pressure) -- Frosted cupcakes and no-name jeans (friends, exploitation) -- Testing, testing ... (ridicule, harassment) -- Promises, promises (social manipulation) -- Short, shorter, shortest (physical aggression) -- Follow the leader (name-calling, spreading rumors) -- Crazy critters and creepy crawlies (accepting differences) -- Cool, cooler, coolest (name-calling, friends) -- Warning : mine field ahead (cyber bullying) -- Nobody likes new (accepting differences, exclusion) -- One, two, three and counting (name-calling, harassment) -- Pain, pain, go away (harassment, exclusion) -- Truth or dare (dusting, peer pressure) -- Ôsimon say so (exclusion, peer pressure) -- Operation meltdown (name-calling, harassment) -- Seriously uncool (labels, peer pressure) -- Snap, crackle, pop! (̂boiling over retaliation) -- For the sake of the team (ridicule, harassment) -- When all else fails (harassment, suicidal thoughts) -- Going, going, gone! (exclusion, humiliation) -- How do you spell b-u-l-l-y? (a bully as words)
Summary A book of brief stories focusing on topics relating to school bullying and peer pressure. At the end of each story, there are questions for the reader to think about and a prompt for the reader to imagine how the victims of bullying and peer pressure feel
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 132)
Subject Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature.
Success in children -- Juvenile literature.
LC no. 2007027082
ISBN 9781591025696