from the Press
After studying the 166 school shootings on record between 1979 and 2009 and interviewing dozens of students, Klein, a former school counselor who now teaches sociology and criminal justice, forms a coherent, heartbreaking narrative of how bullying works.
– Lucy Worsley The Boston Globe
In this thorough examination of the connection between bullying and three decades of school shootings in America, Adelhi University professor Klein presents a compelling case that the strict gender rules by which American children and teenagers are unfairly forced to live are the driving factors in school violence.
– Publishers Weekly
The author writes with clarity and compassion… she offers an opportunity for us to examine, discuss and consider the world we have created for our children.
– Kirkus Reviews