The Ketchup Incident -- A Short Story About Bullying [NOOK Book]

Overview

Bullying is a huge problem today and people often do not realize that their actions have impact, sometimes very undesirable impact, on the lives of others. The Ketchup Incident, inspired by a true event stemming from a bully, was written to help people, especially children, understand that even things that seem trivial to themselves can have disastrous outcomes on the lives of others. It is a short story designed to make people think. Although The Ketchup Incident is a sad story, there are valuable lessons to be ...
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The Ketchup Incident -- A Short Story About Bullying

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Overview

Bullying is a huge problem today and people often do not realize that their actions have impact, sometimes very undesirable impact, on the lives of others. The Ketchup Incident, inspired by a true event stemming from a bully, was written to help people, especially children, understand that even things that seem trivial to themselves can have disastrous outcomes on the lives of others. It is a short story designed to make people think. Although The Ketchup Incident is a sad story, there are valuable lessons to be gained from it. Sometimes kids act like bullies and they don't even know it. This story was written to help children and adults understand that even a seemingly harmless prank can have a disastrous outcome on the lives of others.

"I cried from both eyes." --S.M., 8 years old, boy

"It is the saddest story I have ever read." -- M.T, 11 years old, girl
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013451148
  • Publisher: Pennimation, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/27/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 54 KB

Meet the Author

Shawn Penning, a native of South Dakota, is the author of several short stories and the novel, The Cicadas. Besides writing and publishing, Shawn is also a voice-over artist and hypnotherapist. He currently lives in Michigan with his wife and family.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 17, 2013

    I was bullied as a child and this story made think about that an

    I was bullied as a child and this story made think about that and all I could do was cry. I hope it helps people be nicer.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2013

    Loved it

    Very sad but moving story

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