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Please Stop Laughing at Me : One Woman's Inspirational Story - Jodee Blanco

Please Stop Laughing at Me

One Woman's Inspirational Story

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Published: 18th July 2010
For Ages: 10 - 13 years old
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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.

About the Author

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.

A Letter to Readerp. iv
Dedicationp. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xvi
Old Ghosts Come Back to Haunt Mep. 1
Trying to Soar on Broken Wingsp. 5
Rainbows Lostp. 19
Darkening Skiesp. 43
Struggling for Airp. 73
Fragile Hopep. 91
Glimpses of the Swanp. 121
High School Horrorsp. 135
Discovering Atlantisp. 169
Freak Showp. 187
An Unexpected Havenp. 211
The Reconstructionistp. 223
The Turning Pointp. 233
The Reunionp. 253
Author's Notep. 269
Reader's Guide-A Q&A with Author Jodee Blancop. 271
Professional Biography of Jodee Blancop. 276
Resourcesp. 279
Jodee Blanco's Day-Long Anti-Bullying Program: It's NOT Just Joking Around!Öp. 281
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ISBN: 9781440509865
ISBN-10: 1440509867
Audience: General
For Ages: 10 - 13 years old
For Grades: 4 - 8
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 18th July 2010
Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.36