Buddy and the Bullies is a new book by Harriet Kipps. Ms. Kipps is a local author. She has written many books about the “Super Volunteers Club”, each of her books teach a lesson while taking the young reader on a wonderful journey. Her latest book “Buddy and the Bullies” takes a look the problem of bullying. Sadly, bullies are a concern that many young people deal with each day. Kipps new book is much more than a children’s book. “Buddy and the Bullies” has a special 26 page section for adult/children discussions. There are definitions of the four types of bullying, a wonderful essay of hope and encouragement, stories from celebrities kids will recognize, like Michael Phelps, who were bullied as children but rose above it. The book also features messages from adults’ children trust and examples of local, state, federal and national programs that deal with bullying.
Kipps is also in talks with local school districts to hopefully have the book become part of the school’s reading programs. She is also working with the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce to help raise funds to have the books come part of the local school reading programs
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