Key Selling Points
A straightforward discussion with children about how they can approach prejudice and bullying when they see it happening to their peers.
Themes include bullying, diversity, world outside the home.
Discussion and images include differences that are not necessarily physical: sexuality, gender, mental.
The World Around Us series is written in an accessible question and answer format that can be read on it's own. Sidebars with further questions and definitions, for further discussion
Marketing and Promotional Plans
Print and online advertising campaigns
Promotion at national and regional school, library and trade
Extensive ARC distribution, including NetGalley
Blog and social media promotion
More information available at theworldaroundusseries.com
"A heartfelt…tool to provoke conversations about prejudice and bullying." - Kirkus Review
"Parents, teachers, and counselors will find this book to be a handy resource for discussing bullying, as it provides credible ways for children (and adults) to view themselves as active upstanders for others." - Booklist
"A useful discussion starter about combating intolerance." - CM: Canadian Review of Materials
“Perfectly appropriate for upper elementary, and even middle school if needed.” - Kiss the Book blog
“Confidently and skilfully tackles the issue of prejudice for our youngest readers…This would be an excellent title for classroom, personal, school and public libraries.” - Resource Links
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