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F.C. Teacher Publishes Anti-Bullying Kids’ Book

337woodsonVera “Woody” Woodson, a resident of Falls Church, has published her first in a series of New Reader Textbooks to support teaching students about challenging social issues.

Lady Bug, Beetle Boy, and Friends: Bullies Be Gone! provides new readers with strategies for dealing with bullying and building positive relationships. The book also contains a no-bullying quiz and pledge to support the instructional needs of teachers, parents, and community leaders when using the book as a tool for teaching the importance of teamwork and how to cope with bullying.

Woodson is currently a high school teacher with Fairfax County Public Schools, and was the 2011 Creating Excellence Award winner for the state of Virginia in teaching and training students in the area of career and technical education.