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Faith Formation: Bullying & Friendship

Resources including: Children & Family Curricula & Storytime; Confirmation/Affirmation of Baptism; Denominational Resources; Tween & Teen Mental and Spiritual Health; Sexuality & Identity; and Online/At-Home Tech

Children's Books

After the Rain     Apple and Magnolia: Laura Gehl, Patricia Metola: 9781947888357:  Books     Bear's Bicycle          Big Bear Was Not the Same     Big Truck Playdate     Look Inside Binkle's Time to Fly     Picture of The Blessing of You          Picture of Different--A Great Thing to Be!     Help kids ease the pain of teasing and stand up for themselves with 10 handy and easy-to-learn tools     Friends Are Friends, Forever     A Head Full of Birds     Hello from Here     Picture of I Can Help     I Help               I Wish You Knew          The Legend of Gravity     Missing Violet     Fun and practical tips for how to be a good friend.     My Friend!     Cover of My Story Friend     Nila's Perfect Coat     Seeking Best Friend     Cyril the Lonely Cloud: 9780192767585: Books     Simon the Hugger     Slug and Snail Search for Home (Manfredini & Gould)     Slug and Snail Search for Love (Manfredini & Gould)     Squirrel's Sweater     Cover of They’re So Flamboyant     What Is Love?     Yuna's Cardboard Castles

Tweens & Adults

     Crenshaw     Each of Us a Universe          Picture of The Friendship Initiative     Girl/Friend Theology | God-Talk with Young People (Baker)     Like Ability          We Can


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In Our Library

          10283787     The Kids’ Guide to Working Out Conflicts How to Keep Cool, Stay Safe, and Get Along          Sticks and Stones by Emily Bazelon     When Kids Ask Hard Questions: Faith-filled Responses for Tough Topics     Stolen: Is Social Media Stealing Your Identity? (Softcover)  -     By: Jessica Fralin

Other Book Lists

Books to Help Talk about Bullying     Chapter Books about Bullies, Bystanders, and Being Kind

Relationship Curricula

Golden Rule Resources in multiple languages available here.

Safe and Healthy Relationships - Youth Guide

This four-session guide is for middle- and high school youth (confirmation classes or youth groups); for exploring safe and healthy relationships and imparting lifelong skills to make safe and healthy choices.

Sessions include:

  • Healthy Relationships
  • Online Safety
  • Understanding and Preventing Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking
  • Making a Safety Plan and Resources