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James Howe
 
1.   Pinky and Rex and the Bully
James Howe (Author), Melissa sweet (Illustrator)
The third grade bully, Kevin, taunts Pinky because his favorite color is pink and his best friend, Rex, is a girl.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
2.   The Misfits
James Howe (Author), Bagram Ibatoulline (Illustrator)
Four best friends are trying to survive the seventh grade as they are teased about their weight, height, intelligence, and sexual orientation/gender expression. These four friends decide to fight back by running for student coucil and creating a platform aimed at wiping out name-calling of all kinds.
[Grade Level: 5 & Up]
 
3.   Totally Joe
Written by
James Howe
Howe continues the story of 13-year-old Joe, one of the protagonists from The Misfits, in this "alphabiography." As an English assignment, Joe is told to write about his life from A to Z, with each alphabetical chapter ending in a "Life Lesson.” Joe reveals his life in short vignettes, discussing with humor his struggles as a gay adolescent, including his relationship with his athletic brother, his first boyfriend, and dealing with bullying at school.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
 
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