The 10 Best Books to Battle Bullying

Pink It Forward on Pink Shirt Day!

While you’ve likely heard the expression Pay It Forward, how about Pink It Forward? Wednesday, February 24th is Pink Shirt Day – aka Anti-Bullying Day.  Students, parents, and teachers all across the country are showing their support and sporting some serious pink.

Character education is a big focus today in molding children to become moral, non-bullying people. As both an educator and mom, I believe that children’s books play a role in shaping our youth and teaching them about courage, compassion, and empathy. Storytelling is also a non-threatening way to open up honest dialogue and communication between students and the adults who love them.

Bullying is a battle I believe we can fight and win with words. Here are my 10 favourite kids’ books that will touch your soul and inspire change at the same time.

Joanne Sallay is the President at Teachers on Call, a personalized home tutoring service with over 30 years of experience, providing one-on-one instruction in all subjects and grades. In addition to regularly blogging about educational news, strategies and books, Joanne is a busy mom. Twitter: @TeachersonCall_ Facebook: