January 24-28, 2011, is NO NAME-CALLING WEEK, a now-annual event inspired by James Howe's 2003 novel, THE MISFITS. It's a week-long effort to encourage schools and communities to discuss ways to eliminate bullying. Learn more by clicking the link above. More than ever, we are learning how dangerous bullying can be to our youth. NNCW is a great resource for making a difference.
What more can you do? Let people know about No Name-Calling Week by tweeting or facebooking this link. BETTER STILL, mention this event at your own blog. And, if you have YA reading recommendations on the topic of bullying, please do share in the comments below. Let's build a booklist against bullying!