Behind the Book : Nora Raleigh Baskin’s RUNT
I did a lot of soul, and mind, searching while I was writing this book. I knew I wanted it to be about bullies, but not in the traditional way. The issue was flying around all over, in schools, in the news, in books, and something didn’t sit right with me. I knew it wasn’t as cut-and-dry as people were making it out to be. Bullies are bad. They should be punished.
But the more I researched, read, talked to