11 Teen Novels About Bullying

Books to make you stand up against injustice

Once, bullying was dismissed as 'no big deal' or 'just a part of growing up', but as the rise of social media has made attacks more vicious and lasting, more people have been taking notice and taking a stand. These books explore the lasting, and sometimes devastating, effects bullying can have. Hopefully, they'll make you think, and perhaps rethink some of your own actions, or come to the defense of someone who needs help.

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1. Hollow Pike

James Dawson
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2. Asking For It

Louise O'Neill
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4. Worse Than Boys

Catherine MacPhail
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5. Fat Boy Swim

Catherine Forde
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7. Undone

Cat Clarke
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9. All the Rage

Courtney Summers
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11. Wonder

R J Palacio

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust