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Bullying and Ostracism Resource Collection

This Resource Collection brings together our resources on bullying and building safer schools, including links to our study guide, lessons, library resources and more.

Safe and Engaging Schools: How Facing History Can Help
Facing History’s educational model helps students to develop an awareness of the power and danger of prejudice and discrimination, the experience of vulnerable groups in society, and the importance of solving differences through discussion and dialogue, not violence.

"Not in Our Schools": Not in Our Town and Facing History
Not In Our School highlights and creates networks of schools working to be safe, accepting and inclusive, and free of bullying and all forms of intolerance. Find films, lesson plans and campaign guides for your school.

Organizations/Web Sites


Books for Educators/Parents

  • Girlfighting: Betrayal and Rejection among Girls by Lyn Brown
  • Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman
  • Why Good Kids Act Cruel: The Hidden Truth About the Pre-Teen Years by Carl Pickhardt
  • The Triple Bind: Saving our teenage girls from today’s pressures and conflicting expectations by Stephen Hinshaw with Rachel Kranz


Books for Adolescents

  • Girls Against Girls: Why we are mean to each other and how we can change by Bonnie Burton
  • Letters to a Bullied Girl by Olivia Gardner, forward by Barbara Coloroso, author of “The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander”
  • Reviving Ophelia by Mary Pipher
  • Girls Wars by Cheryl Dellasega and Charisse Nixon
  • Odd Girl Speaks Out: Girls Write About Bullies, Cliques, Popularity and Jealousy by Rachel Simmons

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