Sherri Gordon

Sherri Gordon

Author, Certified Professional Life Coach, Bullying Prevention Advocate


Health and Social Issues, Bullying Prevention, Healthy Relationships


Otterbein University


Bullying is a growing problem that people face every day. Whether it occurs in the classroom, over the Internet or in the workplace, it can have a devastating impact. Learn how to not only respond to bullying in healthy and effective ways, but also learn now to prevent it.

— Sherri Gordon


Sherri Gordon, CLC is the author of nearly 30 books for young readers. Her top book titles include Beyond Bruises and Peanut Butter, Milk, and Other Deadly Threats. You can view a list of all of her books by visiting her Amazon profile.

In addition to authoring books for teens and tweens, Sherri also is the former editor of Columbus Parent magazine. She also has contributed articles to various online sites including Health, Verywell Family, eHow, and SleepCare. As a result, she has countless years of experience writing and researching health and social issues including everything from bullying and dating violence to sleep apnea and nutrition.

When she is not busy writing, Sherri helps community groups develop programs addressing various types of abuse including bullying prevention programs, domestic violence programs, and teen dating violence awareness programs. She also has served on a School Counselor's Advisory Board for a local school district and is a Community Partner for a local STEM school.


Sherri holds a B.A. in Public Relations and Speech Communications with a minor in English from Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. Sherri also is a Certified Professional Life Coach and has a certificate of completion from the Patient and Community Peer Review Academy from Ohio State. She also is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and has participated in a variety of writing conferences and courses.

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