Justin and the Bully

with audio recording

About The Book

Justin loves soccer—but he doesn’t love being teased. Learn how to handle a bully in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read with audio from Tony and Lauren Dungy.

Justin is thrilled to be on a soccer team. But at his very first practice, he is approached by a tall girl who calls him “Shorty.” She tells him he’s too little to be on the team and that he should just go home. Justin doesn’t know what to do. He loves soccer, but he doesn’t want to be teased. How do you deal with a bully?

Children will love this inspirational Level 2 Ready-to-Read with audio that features the Dungy children, written by Tony and Lauren Dungy.

About The Authors

Photograph © Family First

Tony Dungy and his wife Lauren Dungy are active members of a number of family, faith, and community-based organizations, including All Pro Dad, iMom, Fellowship of Chrstian Athletes, Mentors for Life, Family First, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and the Boys and Girls Club of America. Tony is a former NFL player and retired head coach of the 2006 Superbowl Champions, the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League.

Photograph © Family First

Lauren Dungy and her husband Tony Dungy are active members of a number of family, faith, and community-based organizations, including All Pro Dad, iMom, Fellowship of Chrstian Athletes, Mentors for Life, Family First, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and the Boys and Girls Club of America. Tony is a former NFL player and retired head coach of the 2006 Superbowl Champions, the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League.

About The Illustrators

Vanessa Brantley-Newton is a self-taught artist and has attended both FIT and SVA of New York, where she studied fashion and children’s illustration. Vanessa is the illustrator of Ruby’s New Home, A Team Stays Together!, and Justin and the Bully—all by Tony and Lauren Dungy—as well as Presenting…Tallulah by Tori Spelling. She hopes that when people look at her work, it will make them feel happy in some way, or even reclaim a bit of their childhood.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (December 18, 2012)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781442457201
  • Grades: K - 2
  • Ages: 5 - 7
  • Lexile ® 500L

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