Dear Bully by Megan Kelley Hall
Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories

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Today's top authors for teens and young people come together to share their stories about bullying—as bystanders, as victims, and as the bullies themselves—in this moving and deeply personal collection. Lauren Oliver, R. L. Stine, Ellen Hopkins, Carolyn Mackler, Kiersten White, Mo Willems, Jon Scieszka, Lauren Kate, and many more contributed 70 heartfelt and empathetic stories from each corner of the schoolyard. In addition, Dear Bully includes resources for teens, educators, and parents, and suggestions for further reading.

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About Megan Kelley Hall

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Megan Kelley Hall is the author of Sisters of Misery and The Lost Sister and has written for a variety of publications, including Elle, Glamour, Parenting, the Boston Globe, and the Boston Herald. She lives north of Boston.
Published September 6, 2011 by HarperTeen. 389 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Young Adult, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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In uber-short pieces, the authors tell of having been bullies, bullied or bystanders.

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She and young adult author Megan Kelley Hall started a Facebook group, “Young Adult Authors Against Bullying.” Soon, the group came up with the idea for an anthology—and hundreds of authors submitted essays.

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That should be enough to get you to buy this book, a heart-wrenching compendium of stories by young adult authors about their own experiences with bullying --- some as the bullied and others as the bullies.

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Seventy of the writers who responded appear in the Dear Bully book, ranging from picture book writer/illustrator Mo Willems to Goosebumps creator R.L.

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The gist: Authors Carrie Jones and Megan Kelley Hall started a Facebook group for authors wishing to connect after the tragic suicide of Pheobe Prince last year in Massachusets.

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