In this companion book to My Secret
Bully (Tricycle, 2005) Tracy Ludwig
addresses the topic of teasing.
D.J. is getting tired of Vince's
mean-spirited comments at school.
Vince knows which buttons to push, by
using the "I was just kidding" defense.
Unsure how to handle the situation, D.J.
talks with his father and his teacher
and learns a few strategies to help deal
with the putdowns. More
importantly, he realizes that he isn't
the problem and that he hasn't done
anything to deserve Vince's taunts.
This frank and believable story will
help youngsters to distinguish between
good-natured teasing and the destructive
variety, empowering them by providing
options they can use when faced with
Author: Tracy Ludwig