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★ MOM’S CHOICE AWARDS HONORING EXCELLENCE, GOLD LEVEL 2020 ★
Levine’s dazzling prose and compelling characters make for a charming middle-grade novel. Levine’s plot is charming, entertaining, and quickly paced. BOOK LIFE CRITIC’S REPORT
Meet Annie (aka Carrot Top), a middle-grade school girl socially and verbally bullied in a multicultural school environment. What makes her so resilient?
See how she deals with a bully and bystanders. Can she turn a bullying situation around? Watch as bystanders deal with peer pressure and learn compassion and tolerance through one brave narrator, Tara.
Feel the anxiety a bystander can experience even though they were not bullied. See if you can figure out what causes someone to become a bully.
This fun but powerful story uses friendship, humor, surprise, and mystery, helping us learn about bullying. Readers will be fully engaged with the lovable characters and wanting to know how the story concludes.
Studies show that bullying experienced by the one bullied, the bystander, and even the bully can have long-lasting physical and emotional health issues, even into adulthood. (ACEs).
Included in the appendix are discussion questions for each chapter to aid insightful discussion about peer pressure, being bullied, being a bully, and being a bystander. See extra resources in the appendix.