Kids at school make fun of Frankie's name...
Pretty Paulette comes to his rescue!
Moral of the Story
A bully can be outsmarted!
With Scrawny Ronnie's and Pretty Paulette's help, Frankie takes the wind out of Brad the Bully's sails.
- Is Francis a girl's name, boy's name, or both?
- According to Wikipedia, "Frankie Avalon is an Italian-American actor, singer, and former teen idol."
- Who is Annette Funicello?
According to Wikipedia, "Annette Joanne Funicello was an American actress and singer. Funicello began her professional career as a child performer at the age of twelve. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular "Mouseketeers" on the original Mickey Mouse Club."
- What is "Beach Party" movie?
View the movie trailer on YouTube.
- Can you stand on the school bus when it is moving?
You could back in the 1980's and earlier.
- Why do you think Brad the Bully was intimidated by Pretty Paulette?
Perhaps because she had confidence.
- Can you think of any other names that are both girl's and boy's names?
All definitions may be found at Google.com:
Not clearly visible or attracting attention; not conspicuous.
Feeling or showing confidence in oneself; self-assured.
Cause (someone or something) to change course or turn from one direction to another.
Done by people acting as a group.
In grade school I had my very own bully. He lived around the corner and beat me up regularly. It wasn't my name but my small size that caused me to be a target. School itself wasn't where I was bullied, it was on the school bus. Every morning and afternoon I had to deal with this mean for no reason individual. Then on the very last day of grade school I had worked up the confidence to confront this person. Thankfully the outcome was in my favor and he never bothered me again.
I raised my two boys to have self confidence so they could handle bullying by bringing it to a quick resolution. As they entered high school, both earned their black belts in Taekwondo. Those classes added to their self confidence as well as providing discipline and self defense skills.
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