The Invisible Boy
Written by Trudy Ludwig, Illustrated by Patrice Barton
Brian has always felt invisible at school, but when a new student, Justin, arrives, everything changes.
Primary Source Pairing:
This powerful story is about friendship and standing up for each other. The image of these girls playing comes from a Wikipedia Commons photo challenge with a theme of Children Playing. Check out the site for many more images that could be used alongside this text.
Questions for Discussion:
- What is happening in this picture?
- How do the girls feel? What visual evidence do you see to support your thinking?
- What details do you notice?
Book Cover and Summary: Follett
Image of Children playing: Wikipedia Commons
For more valuable resources on social emotional topics and bullying prevention, visit author Trudy Ludwig’s website.