TJ Zaps the Rumor Mill by Lisa Mullarkey
Stopping Gossip (TJ Trapper, Bully Zapper)

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Every seven minutes a child is bullied in a school setting in the United States--more than 5 million K-8th grade students are affected by bullying. So, it's no surprise when TJ Trapper becomes a victim. TJ's dad is a school counselor, and he knows a few tips for stopping bullies. With his dad's help, TJ Trapper becomes a bully zapper! He's on a mission to rid his school of bullying behaviors.

TJ's excited when his dad leaves Auntie Stella is charge while he's out of town. He thinks it's going to be a great week filled with junk food, movies, and staying up late.  But it turns out to be anything but fun when TJ hears a nasty rumor about . . . himself! When he tries to get to the bottom of it, he accidentally starts another rumor!  Will Dad come home in time to help straighten up both messes or will TJ Trapper be forced to zap the rumors all by himself?

An fun, informative series featuring world-class black-and-white interior illustrations to grab young readers' attention! * Age-appropriate Art * Reinforced Library Binding * Bullying Supplemental Information Including a Bully Test & Bully Zapping Tips * Bullying Glossary * Further Reading * About the Author * About the Illustrator. Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 2-5.
 

About Lisa Mullarkey

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Lisa Mullarkey grew up near the beach and spent many summers at the shore with her family. She lives in Hillsborough, New Jersey.
 
Published August 15, 2012 by Magic Wagon. 80 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction