Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Bully Barn: A Lesson For Bullies, Bystanders & Victims by Robert Gioia #ReviewShare #KidLit

The Bully Barn: A Lesson For Bullies, Bystanders and VictimsThe Bully Barn: A Lesson For Bullies, Bystanders and Victims by Robert Gioia
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Bully Barn adds a new dimension to educating children about bullies. Using farm animals as a tool, the author plots out different scenes which enables the child to identify the bully and the bystander. Bully behaviour and appropriate interventions by an adult or role model are key lessons in a child's life especially if they are of school going age.

One of the main lessons, I would like for anyone to take away from this book is the lesson of being treated fairly and that everyone deserves a chance at correcting their mistakes.

In the long run, this is able to curb mob mentality which we are so prone to on social media these days. The author uses simple illustrations to stress his key points. These illustrations also make it easier for children to read the book by themselves.

Disclosure - As a Quality Reads UK Book Club member, I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. I received no monetary compensation for my book review. This book review is based on my thoughts, opinion and understanding of the book. This book review does not reflect the opinion of other book club members.

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