Sunday, September 9, 2012

Mailbox Monday and It's Monday, What Are You Reading? for Sept 10

Mailbox Monday was created by Marcia who now blogs at Mailbox Monday. It is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week. Kristen at BookNAround will be hosting for the month of September. You can also view the touring blog list here for the upcoming months.

This is what I got for review:

Bullied: What Every Parent, Teacher and Kid Needs to Know About Ending the Cycle of Fear by Carrie Goldman

Carrie Goldman became an unexpected voice for the antibullying movement after her blog post about her daughter Katie's bullying experience went viral and an online community of support generated international attention. In Bullied, Goldman brings together the expertise of leading authorities with the candid accounts of families dealing firsthand with peer victimization to present proven strategies and concrete tools for teaching children how to speak up and carry themselves with confidence; call each other out on cruelty; resolve conflict; cope with teasing, taunting, physical abuse, and cyberbullying; and be smart consumers of technology and media. As a mother, she calls on us all—families, schools, communities, retailers, celebrities, and media—to fiercely examine our own stereotypes and embrace our joint responsibility for creating a culture of acceptance and respect.

For parents, educators, and anyone still wrestling with past experiences of victimization and fear, Bullied is an eye-opening, prescriptive, and ultimately uplifting guide to raising diverse, empathetic, tolerant kids in a caring and safe world.

This meme is hosted by Sheila at Book Journey. This is where we keep track of what we are currently reading and plan to read.

Read and reviewed:
When the Smoke Clears by Lynette Eason  (Good Christian thriller)
The Drama Years by Haley Kilpatrick (So enlightening! A must-read for parents of middle-grade girls)
Ambition's Not an Awful Word by Zack Zage (Inspiring and funny children's book)

Currently Reading:
The Unfinished Garden by Barbara Claypole White
Bullied by Carrie Goldman
Replanting Lives Uprooted by Mental Illness by Nancy Pizzo Boucher

Still Reading with my daughter:
The Tale of Time Warp Tuesday by Leslie A. Susskind

Have any of you read these books?

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