The Misfits

Bullying Awareness & Prevention
Bias, Discrimination & Hate
Author(s):
James Howe
Age Group:
10-14
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
978-0689839566
Year:
Bullying Awareness & Prevention
Bias, Discrimination & Hate

Four best friends are trying to survive the seventh grade as they are teased about their weight, height, intelligence and sexual orientation/gender expression. These four friends decide to fight back by running for student council and creating a platform aimed at wiping out name-calling of all kinds.

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I Talk Like a River

Jordan Scott

When a boy who stutters feels isolated, alone, and incapable of communicating in the way he'd like, a concerned and compassionate father and a walk by the river helps him find his voice.

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