Bullying: Books for Grades 2-5

Nonfiction books on bullying are located in J and Y155.4. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Children’s Fiction (J)

Author Title Call Number
ClementsJake Drake, Bully Buster
Jake Drake takes matters into his own hands when Link Baxter, SuperBully, moves into the neighborhood.
J Clements
DadeyKing of the Cooties
Nate's new friend Donald is being teased by the meanest girl in fourth grade until he comes up with a plan to make her stop.
J Dadey
Two boys who build an awesome fort tangle with two older bullies.
J DeFelice
EyreThe Mean Girl Meltdown
Sylvie joins the new junior hockey team and tries to find out who is pulling pranks on her.
J Eyre
FryBully Bait
Nick is forced to join the Safety Patrol after being stuffed into a locker by a bully.
J Fry
GalvestonBy the Grace of Todd
A tiny civilization growing from Todd's dirty laundry must be protected from a school bully.
J Galveston
JenningsOdd, Weird, and Little
Toulouse helps new student Woodrow stand up to the class bullies who have been picking on them both.
J Jennings
ProimosCowboy Boy
Ricky Smootz is afraid of everything but with advice from his grandmother turns into Cowboy Boy and stands up to the bullies.
J Proimos
RoyMax Quigley: Technically Not a Bully
After playing a prank on one of his "geeky" classmates, Max Quigley's punishment is to be tutored by him.
J Roy
StandifordThe Only Girl in School
Claire becomes the only girl in her small school and boys she has always been friends with become resentful, bullying strangers.
J Standiford
StarkeyThe Call of the Bully: A Rodney Rathbone Novel
At Camp Wy-Mee, Rodney is forced to make friends.
J Starkey
Millicent Madding launches her latest invention to disastrous results and has only days to create an antidote before bullies wreak havoc.
J Tacang
Van DraanenSecret Identity
Fifth-grader Nolan Bird, tired of being called names by the class bully, has a secret identity - Shredderman!
J Draanen
WarnerSuper Emma
Third-grader Emma becomes a reluctant heroine when she defends a friend from the class bully.
J Warner
WeeksSave Me a Seat
Ravi, new to the U.S., and Joe who has learning problems, are brought together by a common enemy.
J Weeks

Children’s Illustrated Fiction (J Illus.)

Author Title Call Number
LudwigConfessions of a Former Bully
Katie's punishment for bullying classmates includes making up for the hurt she has caused.
J Illus. Ludwig
LudwigMy Secret Bully
A girl confides in her mother that her best friend is treating her badly and together they figure out what to do about it.
J Illus. Ludwig
Sixth-grade friends Lyla and Jamie, both new to their school, stand up for each other when bullied by a clique of popular girls.
J Illus. Polacco

Parent/Teacher Collection

Author Title Call Number
FriedBullies & Victims: Helping Your Child Survive the Schoolyard Battlefield
Deals with problems of bullying at school, causes and prevention.
PT J649 FR
GroverWhen Kids Call the Shots: How to Seize Control from Your Darling Bully - and Enjoy Being a Parent Again
Causes of bullying behavior and understanding it.
PT J649.64 GR

Last Updated: 11/16


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