Inspired by Amanda Todd’s tragic story of bullying, Jenna’s Truth is more than just teen short story. It’s a lesson in empathy, self-awareness, and speaking out about what matters, especially bullying. Jenna’s Truth, written by Nadia L. King is a gripping story, which explores the themes of cyberbullying, teen drinking, sex, and suicide. Life isn’t black and white, and sometimes teens can be the most insensitive people.
What happens when the very group of teens you crave to belong to, end up being responsible for one of the most painful and humiliating events in your life?
Published by Aulexic, a publisher specialising in books for children with language and literacy difficulties, Jenna’s Truth is dyslexia-friendly and contains features that aid in comprehension and developing vocabulary. The story is kept short, at just 6,000 words and includes curriculum connections, discussion questions, and recommended activities, making it an ideal tool for use in the classroom in grades nine and ten (15-16yos). It’s length also makes it an ideal quick-read read at home or during transit.
If you’re against cyberbullying, want to help someone who might be a victim of bullying, or you’re experiencing bullying in your life right now, use the buy link above and read Jenna’s Truth today!
Praise for Jenna’s Truth:
“Compelling and well-written. The storyline is great – this is a very real situation that all teens will be able to relate to. I teared up at the end.” – Dana Kerford, Founder of GirlPower and GoodGuys Inc.
“It’s a powerful anti-bullying story that everyone should read, share and start a conversation. Let’s help the kids that feel like no one can help them. I’m so glad you wrote this.” – Victoria Mitchell, Mom
“Great story which could be widely used to discuss cyberbullying.” – Justine O’Malley, Protective Behaviours WA
“I liked the story and can see myself teaching it in the classroom. Although it is a sensitive topic, the story itself is not awkward or uncomfortable to read.” – Ashleigh Oldfield, Teacher
“Just had a read through of Jenna’s Truth. It’s fabulous and powerful and very moving! You’ve really captured the whole high school experience and what it’s like to be one of the ‘regular’ girls at school. This is such a dynamic and poignant tale. Well done and I congratulate you on producing such a fantastic and useful tool that can be used in the classroom to combat such an insidious problem such as bullying. I look forward to seeing this added to the curriculum.” – Rhonda Ryde, Author of ‘Stella’s Awakening’