Maybe you're a kid struggling to fit in and you feel like nobody understands what you're going through. (Or maybe you're the parent of a lonely, bullied child who's tried everything to get your son or daughter to open up, with disappointing results. Or an educator concerned about a friendless student.)
This is your first step toward finding your way back to yourself. Jodee Blanco, author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Please Stop Laughing at Me . . ., designed this fresh and innovative journal to help you draw out of silence to a place of renewed self-understanding and acceptance. Chock-full of insightful quotes, practical activities, and meaningful questions, Jodee gives you a safe place to vent, accompanying you on a guided tour of your deepest thoughts and emotions. Sharing memories from her own painful adolescence, the author speaks as a kindred spirit, holding your hand as you begin to reclaim your hope for the future, one diary entry at a time.
Survivor turned activist Jodee Blanco is the author of four books on bullying, including Bullied Kids Speak Out and the seminal New York Times bestseller Please Stop Laughing At Me, currently required reading in middle and high schools across the country. She travels to schools, sharing her story to save lives, and has spoken to over half a million people worldwide. CBS Evening News and USA TODAY have featured her story, and she has bylined for CNN.com and Huffington Post.