1. Coalition for Children, “Take A Stand Prevention of Bullying,” http://www.safechild.org/new/educators-2/bully-prevention/.
2. Pat Palmer, The Mouse, the Monster and Me, 3rd ed. (Weaverville, CA: Boulden Publishing, 2011).
3. Michael F. Shaughnessy, “An Interview with Rick Phillips: About Columbine Ten Years Later,” Education News, May 12, 2009, http://www.educationnews.org/articles/an-interview-with-rick-phillips-about-columbine-ten-years-later.html. Rick Phillips is the executive director of Community Matters (www.community-matters.org) and author of several notable books about violence prevention.
4. Rosalind Wiseman, Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World, revised and updated ed. (New York: Three Rivers Press, 2009).
5. Jessie Klein, “Gender Is Key to the Bullying Culture,” Women’s Media Center, March 27, 2012, http://www.womensmediacenter.com/feature/entry/gender-is-key-to-the-bullying-culture.
6. Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too (New York: W.W. Norton, 2012).
7. Bullying expert Jonathan Cohen, president of the National School Climate Center, in personal e-mail communication with Louise Hart, February 10, 2013.
8. Liz Urbanski Farrell, “Workplace Bullying’s High Cost: $180M in Lost Time, Productivity,” Orlando Business Journal, March 18, 2002, http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/stories/2002/03/18/focus1.html?page=all referencing.
9. American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Public Education, “Media Violence,” Pediatrics 108, no. 5 (November 1, 2001): 1222–26, http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/108/5/1222.full.
10. Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, “Daily Media Use among Children and Teens up Dramatically from Five Years Ago,” news release, January 20, 2010, http://www.kff.org/entmedia/entmedia012010nr.cfm.
11. National Television Violence Study, 1995, 1996, adapted from Amy Aidman, “Television Violence: Content, Context, and Consequences,” Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative, http://ecap.crc.illinois.edu/pubs/ivpaguide/appendix/aidman-tv.pdf.
12. American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Public Education, “Media Violence.”
13. Dr. James Gilligan is a professor and author of seven books about violence. This quote is from “Shame, Guilt and Violence,” Social Research: An International Quarterly 70, no. 4 (Winter 2003): 1149–80.
14. Bruce Perry, “Why Does Violence Happen?,” Scholastic, http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/bruceperry/why_violence.htm.
15. Victoria J. Rideout, Ulla G. Foehr, and Donald F. Roberts, Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year-Olds (Menlo Park, CA: Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 2010).
16. A. C. Huston et al., Big World, Small Screen: The Role of Television in American Society (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1992).
17. American Academy of Pediatrics, “Where We Stand: TV Viewing Time,” HealthyChildren.org, last updated November 30, 2012, http://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/Media/Pages/Where-We-Stand-TV-Viewing-Time.aspx?nfstatus=401.
18. Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, “Gun Violence Statistics,” http://smartgun laws.org/category/gun-studies-statistics/gun-violence-statistics/.
19. Dan Olweus, Bullying at School (Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006).
20. Teresa Watanabe, “Thousands of LAUSD Students Gather to Discuss Bullying,” Los Angeles Times, April 18, 2012, http://articles.latimes.com/2012/apr/18/local/la-me-bully-20120418.
21. Valerie Jarrett, “Empowering Young People to Build a Kinder, Braver World,” The OPE Blog, August 8, 2012, http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2012/08/08/building-kinder-braver-world.