Anti Bullying Week

Across Blackpool libraries we pride ourselves on being a place of inclusion, that’s why we’re supporting the Anti Bullying Alliance  Anti Bullying Week with the aim to stop bullying and create safe environments for children and young people to live, grow and learn.

Bullying and adversity is often a strong theme within novels. These novels often show characters overcoming adversity and bullying but they also highlight many different types of bullying and social exclusion that is prominent within society…


The Rosie Project- Graeme Simsion
The socially oblivious Don looks at the world in a different way, and despite  ticking all the boxes has never dated a woman. With his non-neurotypical perspective, we follow Don on an unusual quest- to discover if he is capable of love.

Wonder – RJ Palacedio
Born with a facial abnormality, Auggie has only ever been home-schooled but now his parents are sending him to public school. Told from the point of view of different children, Wonder is an inspiring and heartfelt novel that will stay with you long after you turn the last page.

Pay It Forward- Catherine Ryan Hyde 
A heartwarming and dramatic story of a 12 year old boy who sets out to change the world. After being given an assignment in class to make a difference in the world, rather than paying back the person that helps you, Trevor decides to start paying it forward.

 ABA Week 2015 webpage

Anti-Bullying Week in England is coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance
and this year is from the 16th – 20th November.


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