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Teen Issues--Mean Girls & Boys

Hate List
Hate List By Brown, Jennifer (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION BROWN JENNIFE Available in some locations

Annotation:After Valerie's boyfriend, Nick, opens fire on their school cafeteria, Val is shot trying to stop him, but is implicated int he shootings because of the list she helped create. Now Val is forced to confront her guilt as she returns to school. (408 p. Gr 8-12)

The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin
The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin By Berk, Josh (Book - 2010 ) / FICTION BERK JOSH Available in some locations

Annotation:Being a hefty, deaf newcomer almost makes Will Halpin the least popular guy at Coaler High. But when he befriends the only guy less popular than him, the dork-namic duo has the smarts and guts to figure out who knocked off the star quarterback. (250 p. Gr 8-12)

Evolution, Me, and Other Freaks of Nature
Evolution, Me, and Other Freaks of Nature By Brande, Robin (Book - 2007 ) / FICTION BRANDE ROBIN Available in some locations

Annotation:Mena’s been kicked out of her church group and no one will talk to her--not even her own parents. No one except for her lab partner in science class. And when Ms. Shepherd begins the unit on evolution, school becomes even more dramatic. (268 p. Gr 9-12)

Defying the Diva
Defying the Diva By Love, D. Anne (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION LOVE D. Available in some locations

Annotation:Haley’s freshman year ends in disaster with her being ostracized by the whole school. A summer working at a lake resort gives her the chance to start over and trust again. (257 p. Gr 7-10)

Gamer Girl
Gamer Girl By Mancusi, Marianne (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION MANCUSI MARI Available in some locations

Annotation:After Maddy's parents divorce, she starts over at a new high school. Friendless and nicknamed Freak Girl, Maddy finds refuge in the interactive online game Fields of Fantasy and starts a new manga club. (248 p. Gr 7-10)

Jumped
Jumped By Williams-Garcia, Rita (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION WILLIAM RITA Available in some locations

Annotation:In one school day the lives of Leticia, Trina and Dominique intertwine over plans of an afterschool ambush. (169 p. Gr 9-12)

Freak Show
Freak Show By St. James, James (Book - 2007 ) / FICTION ST.JAME JAMES Available in some locations

Annotation:Drag queen Billy Bloom makes a splash when he starts at a new high school. But it may be dangerous to be to take a stand. (297 p. Gr 9+)

Boys, Girls, and Other Hazardous Materials
Boys, Girls, and Other Hazardous Materials By Wiseman, Rosalind (Book - 2010 ) / FICTION WISEMAN ROSALIN Available in some locations

Annotation:Transferring to a new high school, freshman Charlotte “Charlie” Healey faces tough choices as she tries to shed her “mean girl” image. (304 p. Gr 7-10)

The Cinderella Society
The Cinderella Society By Cassidy, Kay (Book - 2010 ) / FICTION CASSIDY KAY Available in some locations

Annotation:After winning a spot on the high school cheerleading squad, newcomer Jess Parker, is still treated as an "outsider" by the majority of the student body thanks to the harassment campaign led by the popular cheerleader she displaced. (336 p. Gr 7-12)

Getting the Girl
Getting the Girl A Guide to Private Investigation, Surveillance, and Cookery By Juby, Susan (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION JUBY SUSAN Available in some locations

Annotation:Ninth-grader Sherman Mack investigates the "Defilers," a secret group at his British Columbia high school that marks certain female students as pariahs. (341 p. Gr 9-12)

By the Time You Read This, I'll Be Dead
By the Time You Read This, I'll Be Dead By Peters, Julie Anne (Book - 2010 ) / FICTION PETERS JULIE Available in some locations

Annotation:Daelyn Rice has been bullied forever. After several failed suicide attempts she finds a website to help her just as she meets a strange boy. (200 p. Gr 9-12)

Some Girls Are
Some Girls Are By Summers, Courtney (Book - 2010 ) / FICTION SUMMERS COURTNE Available in some locations

Annotation:Regina is one of the popular “mean girls” at her school until she falls from favor. Her best friend now might be one of her former victims. (256 p. Gr 8-10)

Crazy Beautiful
Crazy Beautiful By Baratz-Logsted, Lauren (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION BARATZL LAUREN Available in some locations

Annotation:Lucius, who lost his hands in an accident, falls for Aurora but this odd couple draws attention at school. (191 p. Gr 7-11)

Brutal
Brutal By Harmon, Michael B. (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION HARMON MICHAEL Available in some locations

Annotation:Poe moves to a small town to live with her long-absent father and finds her new school tolerates bullying and fights back against the administration and “elite” students. (240 p. Gr 9-12)

The Knife That Killed Me
The Knife That Killed Me By McGowan, Anthony (Book - 2010 ) / FICTION MCGOWAN ANTHONY Available in some locations

Annotation:Paul gets drawn into a local gang war after the school bully gives him a package to deliver– and a knife. (216 p. Gr 9-12)

The Sweetheart of Prosper County
The Sweetheart of Prosper County By Alexander, Jill (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION ALEXAND JILL Available in some locations

Annotation:Austin wants to win the place of honor in the town parade to make her bully at school back off. (212 p. Gr 8-11)

It Gets Better
It Gets Better Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating A Life Worth Living (Book - 2011 ) / 306.766 IT Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

Letters to A Bullied Girl
Letters to A Bullied Girl Messages of Healing and Hope By Gardner, Olivia (Book - 2008 ) / 302.34 GARDNER Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

Odd Girl Speaks Out
Odd Girl Speaks Out Girls Write About Bullies, Cliques, Popularity, and Jealousy (Book - 2004 ) 305.2308 SIMMONS Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

Mean Chicks, Cliques, and Dirty Tricks
Mean Chicks, Cliques, and Dirty Tricks A Real Girl's Guide to Getting Through It All By Karres, Erika V. Shearin (Book - 2010 ) / 305.2352 KARRES 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

I Wrote on All Four Walls
I Wrote on All Four Walls Teens Speak Out on Violence (Book - 2004 ) /303.6083 I All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Non-Fiction

Description

Books about bullying.


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