Please Stop Laughing at Me

by Jodee Blanco (Author)
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While other children were daydreaming about dances, first kisses, and college, Jodee Blanco was trying to figure out how to go from homeroom to study hall without being taunted or spit upon as she walked through the halls.

This powerful, unforgettable memoir chronicles how one child was shunnedand even physically abusedby 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 bullyingand how all of us can make a difference in the lives of teens today.

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Publication date
June 18, 2010
Publisher
Page count
304
ISBN
9781440509872
Paper ISBN
9781440509865