The Recess Queen
A fresh & original twist on the common issue of bullying. Kids will relate, & parents & teachers will appreciate the story's deft handling of conflict resolution (which happens w/o adult intervention)Mean Jean was Recess Queenand nobody said any different.Nobody swung until Mean Jean swung.Nobody... show more
A fresh & original twist on the common issue of bullying. Kids will relate, & parents & teachers will appreciate the story's deft handling of conflict resolution (which happens w/o adult intervention)Mean Jean was Recess Queenand nobody said any different.Nobody swung until Mean Jean swung.Nobody kicked until Mean Jean kicked.Nobody bounced until Mean Jean bounced.If kids ever crossed her, she'd push 'em and smoosh 'emlollapaloosh 'em, hammer 'em, slammer 'emkitz and kajammer 'em.Until a new kid came to school!With her irrepressible spirit, the new girl dethrones the reigning recess bully by becoming her friend in this infectious playground romp.
Publish date: February 1st 2002
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
The Recess Queen is a fun story to read to lower elementary grades. It is a story of a girl they call Mean Jean and how she treats others at recess. There are a variety of directions you could take this book. One is to have the students analyze the character of Mean Jean and tell how she is a bully....
Great read for students having problems with bully or may be bullying and doesn't understand the effects it causes on other people. I would love to read this on the first week of school to reinforce the anti-bullying rules set up for the classroom. This would be best for a 1st or 2nd grade classroom
Mean Jean is this recess queen who does not allow anyone to play on the playground without her say. No one plays until Mean Jean tells them they can, but one day the new girl did. Mean Jean marches over to the new girl Katie Sue who was playing and told her she cannot play unless she says she can pl...
This is a wonderful book. It would be ideal for younger students but would still be appropriate for students in older grades. The book basically teaches against bullying. I think this is an important book to read because bullying is so important to eradicate in a classroom because it can become to d...
8/7/13 ** I'm not sure how I've managed to miss putting this fabulously lilting picture book on my "shelf" before now. I read it at least once each school year and read sections of it at other times. This year it became a benchmark text for responding to aggression with kindness. The exaggerated ...