01 Nov November’s Author of the Month
November’s Author of the Month is RJ Palacio. She is most famous for writing the book Wonder. Year 6 are currently reading Wonder as part of their work in English. Palacio has also written follow ups to Wonder including Auggie and Me and 365 Days of Wonder.
November also hosts Anti-Bullying Week from 12th-16th. The theme this year is Choose Respect and Choose Kindness. Choose Kindness is also one of the central themes of Wonder so it’s a great month to be thinking about how we can all treat each other with respect and kindness.
There are lots of books which explore bullying and how it affects people’s lives so there’s never been a better time to seek one out. Why not try Bad Girls by Jacqueline Wilson; The War Next Door by Phil Earl or The Misadventures of Max Crumbly: Locker Hero by Rachel Renee Russell. You can find information on other books about bullying at the following websites :