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Sherri Gordon is a bullying prevention advocate and the author of nearly 20 books for teens and tweens. 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 eHow and SleepCare.com. 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 schools and churches develop programs addressing various types of abuse including bullying prevention programs, domestic violence programs and teen dating violence awareness programs. She also serves 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 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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