New Book in Xulon Series Improves the Issue of Conflict among School Kids

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Locke, Ph.D., empowers children to stand up for themselves, and diffuse bullying.

Bully in Disguise: A Look Behind the Mask

This book provides a look into how bullies operate, and ways to diffuse their power.

Author Linda S. Locke, Ph.D., tackles the widespread issue of bullying head-on in the new book, Bully in Disguise: A Look Behind the Mask ($9.99, paperback, 9781498420747; $4.99, e-book, 9781498420754). The mission of her book is to teach children how not to become victims. Understanding how a bully draws power from others is critically important to in order to effectively handle their difficult behaviors.

“There seems to be so many misconceptions about bullying, and the best ways to handle those behaviors,” states the author. “This book provides a look into how bullies operate, and ways to diffuse their power. The ten tips for parents and teachers can help encourage our children to learn to not be victims. Also, notably, Riley Johnson is a fifth grade student and the gifted artist who provided the rich illustrations for this book.”

Linda S. Locke has been an elementary principal for over two decades, and has worked extensively with children and bullying behaviors in schools. She has recently completed a Doctoral program in educational leadership, and has devoted her professional life to helping others in their own personal development and growth.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Communications, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 12,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order Bully in Disguise: A Look Behind the Mask through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.

Contact: Linda S. Locke, Ph.D., lockel(at)woh.rr(dot)com

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