Did you know that more than 160,000 U.S. students stay home from school each day from fear of being bullied? (Source: Pacer.org)
Based on one of the most beloved Young Adult novels of all time and directed by the acclaimed D.J. Caruso, Standing Up follows two kids who get bullied by a vicious summer camp prank.
Left together on an island, their adventure begins once they decide not to be victims and instead they Stand Up! Standing Up is an adorable and heart-warming gem of a movie with an important anti-bullying message that’s suitable for the whole family.
What can be done to help the bullied “stand up” for themselves? One of the best things we can do to understand the problem and discuss solutions is to be inspired. The movie “Standing Up” is THAT inspiration.
Check out the Standing Up movie, take the Do You Stand Up to Bullies? QUIZ, unlock tips to BEAT THE BULLY, and sign the ANTI-BULLYING PLEDGE! And don’t forget to watch this amazing movie on DVD, released August 20.
Do YOU Stand Up to Bullies?
Like in the movie Standing Up, life is full of beautiful, amazing things, but bullies sure aren’t one of them! Do you stand up to bullies? Or do you let them intimidate you and others? Take this quiz to see where you stand and get tips and tricks to beat the bullies in your life.
Take the Anti-Bullying Pledge
Standing Up not only has incredible charm, it also carries a powerful message. After watching the movie as a family, sit down with your young one(s) and talk about some of the essential life lessons from Standing Up. Tell your children about how bullying can affect even the strongest of people. Read and sign the Standing Up to Bullies Pledge and pin it on the fridge, bulletin board, or wherever you can see it as a reminder.
The stunning Standing Up soundtrack from Varese Sarabande Records is available to purchase.