Thomas Gomel Learns About Bullying by Shirley McLain.
Have you been bullied in the past? Do you know someone who has been bullied?
This is a fictional story about Thomas Gomel. He’s a twelve-year-old boy who is bullied at school. This story begins on the first day of school, and you follow Thomas and his family through the steps of dealing with the person who does the bullying.
This book instructs the child and parent ways to deal with and help the bully. There is a parental section at the back with valuable information as well as resources.
5 Stars: Dealing With Bullying!
Author and great-grandmother, Shirley McLain, created this fiction story guide for parents and tweens of 10 years and above who deal with bullying. You and your tweens (teens and up) will enjoy the beautiful illustrations by Cristina Bello.
Main character Thomas Gomel struggles to get out of bed, the thought of the new year brings up emotions that were hidden from everyone, including his mother.
Thomas has to go the school and his story is told in chapters 1-18.
In Chapter 19, Author Shirley McLain shares her own memories of being physiologically bullied at school, almost every day.
From Chapter 20 to the end, Shirley educates her readers. She explains what bulling is and describes the varies types of bullying that school children of all ages can endure. She shows what the data shows and the warning signs that parents, grand-parents and educators need to look out for. She ends the book with some reference and help-line resources.
Shirley McLain is a Christian with the love of God being first and foremost in her life. She makes her home in Sapulpa Oklahoma with her husband, has two grown children, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Despite the challenges she faced in school, she went on to live a full life. Shirley wrote this book with the hopes to bring awareness to bullying, prevent bullying and get help for those who are experiencing bullying.
I encourage teens and adults to read this book.
Editorial Review (Book Marketing Global Network).
Paperback: 104 Pages
Publisher: Covenant Books (February 5, 2020)
Self-Help: Parenting & Relationships
About The Author: Shirley McLain is a retired RN, wife, mother, and grandmother of six and Great Grandmother to four, three boys and one girl.
She is currently living in Sapulpa, Oklahoma where she is enjoying her retirement to the fullest. She was born in California but lived her growing years in Oklahoma. She has done extensive travel within the United States and learned to appreciate each state for its own beauty. Her dream trip is to see Spain and Italy at a slow pace.
Shirley has published a young adult mystery called “Crimes and Retribution”, a book of short stories called, “Shirley’s Short’s and Flashes and a Christian poetry book called, Verses For My King.”” Dobyns Chronicle s is a historical fiction in” which you follow a family through troubling times. She has published (should be on the market the end of January 2020) her educational fiction about Bullying. It is for ages 10 to Adult to help them deal with bullying in school.
Shirley’s love of travel, adventure and writing have created works that will hold your attention, and leave you wanting more.
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