Author(s): Jodee Blanco
In this latest edition of her classic bestseller, which has over 300,000 copies in print, internationally acclaimed author and activist Jodee Blanco not only tells her moving story of childhood bullying, she also speaks about her continuing struggle to banish peer abuse. This unflinching, unforgettable memoir does more than simply chronicle how one child was shunned - and even physically abused - by her classmates from elementary school through high school. It reveals the devastating effects bullying has not only on its victims, but also on the students, schools, and communities in which it occurs - effects that can last a lifetime. This harrowing tale of survival against insurmountable odds will shock, move, and ultimately inspire you. This vivid story opens your eyes to the harsh realities and long-term consequences of bullying - and shows how all of us can make a difference in the lives of teens today.
Survivor, expert, and activist, Jodee Blanco is one of America's pre-eminent voices on the subject of bullying. Inspired by the thousands of letters she receives from students, parents, teachers, and adult survivors, Jodee has become one of America's most sought-after keynote speakers, seminar presenters, and crises consultants.