Please Stop Laughing At Me

Grayson Wolf

"Please Stop Laughing at Me" summary

Jodee Blanco has dealt with bullies her whole life and this book, "Please Stop Laughing at Me", is her life story when she was in school and how bullies changed her life. All the bullying started in 4th grade. She would get called names and they destroyed some of her stuff, this continued until she got put into a special school in 6th grade. She went thinking most of the kids would be like her, which they were until she got invited to a party and they started doing things and she told the kids parents. After that night she was bullied relentlessly throughout her middle school years. Then she moved and joined the local public school where she was accepted until she started sticking up for herself and others and the "cool" kids didn't like it so they started bullying her. When she went off to college she became very successful and started writing books like this one. When she went back for her high school reunion everyone acted like none of the bullying happened and she became friends with her old classmates.

Character Analysis

Jodee Blanco is an interesting girl. She can be outgoing, shy, powerful, weak and strong all in the same day. The many experiences in her life have made her a strong women.

Conflict/Resolution

The big conflict in the book was bullying. Jodee was bullied all throughout her school years. The only real resolution was her going back to her reunion and her forgiving everyone. She showed the forgiveness and love can conquer hate.

Theme

The theme of ,"Pleas Stop Laughing at Me" is that bullying is not just a part of growing up. Bullying is the worst part of elementary school, middle school and high school. This book is trying to tell you her experiences of bullying so we can put a stop to it.

Book rating

I would give "Please Stop Laughing at Me" 4.5 out of 5 stars. The book was well written, had lots of informative content and it was easy to read and follow. I would recommend this book to parents, teachers, students and everyone in between. This book gives us an inside look on what bullying is really like.

Anti-bullying video

Anti-Bullying Elementary School Video (Dunsford)

Citations

Http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCB8zWHgdA50JuJBF5MYncKg. "Anti-Bullying Elementary School Video (Dunsford)." YouTube. YouTube, 09 Nov. 2012. Web. 09 May 2016.

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