Synopses & Reviews
As a sequel to the New York Times
bestseller Please Stop Laughing at Me...
, the 2007 release of Jodee Blancos Please Stop Laughing at Us...
received deserved attention for demanding an end to school bullying
once and for all, and for supplying parents, educators, and targeted students with the tools and skills needed to do so.
In this 2011 revised edition, Please Stop Laughing at Us...One Womans Inspirational Story Continues includes the same powerful message that Blanco is respected and known for, with new material, including strategy guides for parents and educators, new material, including a Q&A for parents and educators, updated information on university bullying in light of recent news events, and a touching epilogue.
Please Stop Laughing at Us...is the story of Americas rejected and bullied students from the perspective of the one person with unprecedented access to the truth about whats going on in our schools. Blanco exposes both the strengths and vulnerabilities of a nation too clouded by rhetoric and self-defense to understand what really needs to be done.
About the Author
, as a survivor and activist, is one of Americas pre-eminent voices on the subject of bullying. She is the author of The New York Times bestselling memoir, Please Stop Laughing At Me . . . One Womans Inspirational Story
, which inspired countless bullying victims of all ages to eagerly reclaim their lives and dignity. In response to audiences, Blancos award-winning sequel, Please Stop Laughing at Us . . . One Survivors Extraordinary Quest to Prevent School Bullying
, provides bullying advice and solutions against the backdrop of her personal and professional journey from the bullied party to Americas most sought after anti-bullying activist.
Blanco is a respected motivational speaker, crisis management consultant, and expert witness in the areas of school violence, peer abuse, and adult bullying. She has presented her acclaimed in-school anti-bullying program, Its NOT Just Joking Around!™, to over 500,000 students, teachers, and parents nationwide, and her expertise and testimony have appeared in Newsweek, USA Today, CNN, NBC, FOX, NPR, Parade, The Chicago Tribune, and Oprah.com.