Taking the Bully by the Horns is an award-winning book. Author, Kathy Noll, her book, and her work helping children have won her Toyotas Moving Forward Award, and Glamour Magazines Woman of the Year Award for: Saving Childrens Lives, Making the World a Better Place, and Empowering Those in Need. This book has helped many victims of bullying, and made positive changes in the lives of both the victims and bullies, as the personal testimonies continue to stack up. Taking the Bully by the Horns is the childrens version of Dr. Jay Carters best-selling book, Nasty People, which sold millions of copies all over the world. It is different from other books on bullying because most bullying books that are out now are either childrens fiction, or simply a long list of statistics only adults would be interested in that you can easily find on the internet. This book is Self-help. Its intended for children to read themselves, since it is written in first person and speaks directly to the child/young teen. It could also be read to a class by a teacher, or shared with a younger child by a parent. Even adults have benefitted from reading the book, to help themselves with their own bullying and self-esteem issues. It is not only designed to help the victim, but is also the only book that has a chapter speaking directly to the BULLIES. The author reforms the bullies as well so we can stop what she calls in the book, "The Bully Cycle." Bullying creating more bullies. Many bullies started out as victims who were victimized to the point where they couldn't take it anymore, stopped caring, lost all hope, and became "the bully" themselves. Follow author Kathy Nolls hints and suggestions, and you will gain the power to eliminate the difficult bully worries in your life! It will give you an insight to bullies, victims, and reactions. It is written for ease in understanding; young people can tackle this book with success, learn whys and hows of bullying, and learn that people who are bullied dont have to be victims, and actions--not reactions--can be taken to improve situations. This book addresses the seriousness of the issue, offering smart, empowering, proactive bully solutions. Noll does a wonderful job bolstering the self-respect of the victims. Children will certainly learn a lot from her. This award-winning book should find a useful place in any caring home, school counselors office, or library. Taking the Bully by the Horns in an effective tool against bullying and at the same time provides an insight at to why young people turn to bullying. Its time to take those bullies by the horns!