The Bully, by Liz Brown
In The Bully a teenage girl struggles against lies and rumors spread by a female bully at her school. “You read about boy bullies all the time. You hear how they choose a victim. How they choose some kid who’s smaller and weaker than they are. How they pick on the kid, day after day. You hear about all the physical stuff – the pushes, the punches, the kicks. But girl bullies aren’t like that. A girl bully won’t beat you up. Instead, she beats up your brain. She makes you so scared that you wake up each day just ready to cry.”
Reading level: 3.2 Lexile 520 HL
Interest level: Grades 4-10
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“The Bully is a story to which many students will relate, and one from which many students and teachers can learn.” –CM review
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