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T is for Twerp #AtoZ Challenge

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Yep that’s right. Twerp.  Intrigued aren’t you?

 

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Bullying makes PammyPam one sad panda.  But did you ever stop to consider what goes on in the brain of the BULLY? Me neither.  Here’s some insight:

It’s not like I meant for him to get hurt. . . .

Julian Twerski isn’t a bully. He’s just made a big mistake. So when he returns to school after a weeklong suspension, his English teacher offers him a deal: if he keeps a journal and writes about the terrible incident that got him and his friends suspended, he can get out of writing a report on Shakespeare. Julian jumps at the chance. And so begins his account of life in sixth grade–blowing up homemade fireworks, writing a love letter for his best friend (with disastrous results), and worrying whether he’s still the fastest kid in school. Lurking in the background, though, is the one story he can’t bring himself to tell, the one story his teacher most wants to hear.

 

Makes you think, doesn’t it? To be sure, bullying is still wrong but this insight into the bully’s mind might help stop it before it starts.

hmmmm.

In the fall I love to participate in Bullying Prevention activities.  What about you?

 

By Pam

My passion is advocating for diversity in children's and YA literature.

4 replies on “T is for Twerp #AtoZ Challenge”

so sorry to hear about your bullying situation. not FUN. i hope you are safe now.

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