Carrie Goldman, author of Bullied, on tour September 2012

Posted By on August 18, 2012

About Bullied

• Hardcover: 368 pages
• Publisher: HarperOne (August 14, 2012)

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.

At least 25 percent of kids have been bullied online. One in five teens has been bullied at school. More than half of bullying behaviors will stop in less than ten seconds when another student intervenes.

About Carrie Goldman

Carrie Goldman blogs about issues related to adoption and parenting for ChicagoNow.com, the online community of the Chicago Tribune. She has been featured on Babble.com, Mamapedia.com, HuffPost Parents, CircleofMoms.com, and other top parenting sites. Goldman received her B.S. from Northwestern University and her M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management. She lives in Illinois with her husband and three daughters.

Connect with Carrie on Twitter.

Carrie’s Tour Stops

Friday, September 7th: Moments of Exhilaration

Tuesday, September 18th: Voracious For Books

Wednesday, September 19th: The Girl Revolution

Thursday, September 20th: Surviving the Madness

Saturday, September 22nd: A Life Sustained

Monday, September 24th: Between the Covers

Tuesday, September 25th: Here’s To Not Catching Our Hair On Fire

Wednesday, September 26th: Library of Clean Reads

Thursday, September 27th: Misbehavin Librarian

Monday, October 1st: Total Fan Girl

Thursday, October 4th: she treads softly

Friday, October 12th: GeekMom (podcast)

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