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Beat the Bullying

Chany Rosengarten

For most kids, going back to school is something to look forward to. A new start, old friends, and the anticipation of a year full of promise. But for bully victims, the thought of going back to school fills them with dread. You, the reader, may be the bully, the victim, the bystander, or supporter. Whoever you are, you are special. No one really wants to hurt someone else or to be the one to get hurt. But it does happen. A lot. This article will show you how you can change a bully-victim situation

 

Positive Play Power

Ruchama Cohen

Leah Moskowitz looked out the window of her mother’s car and swallowed hard. Bnos Chana was so big, at least twice the size of her old school inDetroit. “That’sNew Yorkfor you,” her mother said, following her gaze. Leah watched as hundreds of girls poured out of their school buses and entered the school’s open double doors. They were laughing and chatting happily, excited to see each other again after a long summer vacation. “You’ll be fine,” her mother said. “Don’t worry, all the girls will lov

 

Jolly Solly: Miriam’s New Trike

R. Atkins

Miriam Morris had a new, pink and yellow tricycle. It was a present from Bubby and Zeidy. Miriam thought it quite the most beautiful trike in the whole wide world, and insisted on riding it everywhere. When Moishy went to Gavriel’s Grocery Store, Miriam came along — on her trike. When Leah walked up the road to post a letter, there was Miriam again — on her trike. It was all very well while it was still holiday time. The trouble started when school started.



 
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