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