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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (4,997 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jodee Blanco Narrator: Jodee Blanco Publisher: Phoenix Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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While other kids were daydreaming about dances, first kisses, and college, Jodee Blanco was just trying to figure out how to get from homeroom to study hall without being taunted or spit upon as she walked through the halls.

,p>This powerful, unforgettable memoir chronicles how one child was shunned - and sometimes physically abused - by her classmates from elementary school through high school. It is an unflinching look at what it means to be the outcast, how even the most loving parents can get it all wrong, why schools are often unable to prevent disaster, and how bullying has been misunderstood and mishandled by the mental health community.You will be shocked, moved, and ultimately inspired by this harrowing tale of survival against insurmountable odds.

This vivid story will open your eyes to the harsh realities and long-term consequences of bullying - and how all of us can make a difference in the lives of teens today.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Eliza | 2/10/2014

    " Everyone should read this book! It really shows the insight of how does it feel when bullied and where bullying might lead to. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Becka Ramaglia | 2/7/2014

    " Wow, what a story! She hit home about how cruel people can be. Bullying is no joke, and she was so right, the people being abused usually go to a shrink, when the people being cruel really should. I don't know why our society allows such cruelty. Picking out bullies as a teacher is easy, what's hard is dealing with them. I am appalled at how most of her teachers brushed her off when she was seeking shelter. I think our schools are finally coming around to addressing the issue, but the society needs to change as well. How does one discipline a bully? This should be a major topic for society to look into. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by MK | 2/6/2014

    " FANTASTIC!! It was a hard read for me, because of what I went through in school, but I loved it. This book should be required reading in schools. It would give those kids that bully the others an idea of what it's like to live through the taunting and teasing. Reading this book made me thankful for what I went through in school. It made me realize how much being an outsider helped me in the end. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Trisha | 1/8/2014

    " I just finished this book. To me it was about a whiny child that continued to be rescued out of every hard situation. It's hard for me to believe that at 4 !!! schools you were physically abused because you stood up for the underdog. Maybe I am too far removed from high school but I remember bullying but I certaintly don't remember people standing by while students were being abused. I know bullying is still part of the school system but I want to hope that it is NO where near the extent of abuse that is told in this book. I didnt think this book was inspirational at all I though it was UNBELIEVEABLE. "

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