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978-1-61048-469-5 • Hardback • July 2011 • $28.00 • (£21.99)
978-1-61048-471-8 • eBook • August 2011 • $26.50 • (£19.99)
Dr. Catherine DePino is the author of four books about bullying. Blue Cheese Breath and Stinky Feet: How to Deal with Bullies, a chapter book published by APA, has been translated into different languages and is widely used in bully prevention programs. Her parenting book, Who Says Bullies Rule?: Common Sense Tips to Help Your Kids Cope, gives parents practical tools to help children overcome bullying. She also wrote Real Life Bully Prevention for Real Kids, a teacher resource book. Additionally, Catherine wrote many grammar/writing books for teachers to use in their classrooms. Catherine holds a doctorate from Temple University and has served as an English teacher and department head in the Philadelphia School District and as a student teaching supervisor for Temple University. View her website and contact her at www.catherinedepino.com.
Chapter 1: Keep Your Child a Step Ahead of Bullying
Chapter 2: Encourage Your Child to Use Common Sense to Outsmart a Bully
Chapter 3: Bully-Proof Your Child Against Appearance-Based Put-Downs
Chapter 4: Help Your Child Deal with Bullies Who Ignore, Exclude, Insult, or Intimidate
Chapter 5: Help Your Child Deal with Sibling Bullying and Cyber Bullying
Chapter 6: How to Talk So a Bully Will Listen
Chapter 7: Know How to Navigate the System
Chapter 8: Take Action When Your Child is in Distress
Chapter 9: Be Your Child's Lifeline
Chapter 10: Help Your Child Come Out a Winner
Finally, a practical book has arrived that teaches you exactly what to do if your child is being bullied, including how to ensure open communication, how to handle all types of bullying situations effectively, and how to even avoid bullies in the first place. This book goes way beyond what we already know about the negative effects of bullying. This is a must read for all parents of school-age kids. Don't wait—your children need this information!
— Alexandra Barzvi Ph.D, assistant clinical professor of child and adolescent psychiatry, New York University Medical Center
In today's world of parenting, one needs to be brought up to speed with the latest ways kids bully kids. This book gives parents a contemporary guide for communicating with their children and reducing the probability of their children becoming targets. The tweens and teen years are far more challenging to navigate as a child than a generation ago. This book will be a valuable navigation guide for both the child and the parent.
— John P. Halligan, motivational speaker, ryansstory.org
Bullying is a monumental problem in our schools today. It is estimated that more than one in five our young people is experiencing some type of bullying. Whether you are a parent, guardian, or grandparent, Catherine De Pino's very topical book on bullying, Who Says Bullies Rule?: Common Sense Tips to Help Your Kids to Cope, will be an excellent tool in helping us to deal with this issue and in preventing bullying before it begins.
— Robert Palestini Ed.D, Professor of Educational Leadership Emeritus; Former Dean of Graduate and Continuing Studies; Founding Executive Director of the Educational Leadership Institute and Center for Catholic Urban Education at SJU