Until It Hurts to Stop

untilithurtstostopcoverUntil It Hurts To Stop
by Jennifer R. Hubbard
Publisher: Viking/Penguin, 2013
For ages: 12+


Just when Maggie starts believing she can outgrow her history as the local outcast, the girl who once bullied her returns to town. This book can start discussions about bullying, friendship, and outsiders.


“A quiet, insightful look into the aftermath of bullying through the eyes of a former victim.” — Kirkus

“The book concludes realistically, with genuinely important insights into recovery from bullying.” –- VOYA

“Readers will fall for this thoughtful, expansive, and tender offering.” –- Booklist

Reading Guide/Activities

A reader’s guide is available at the author’s website, at the bottom of the page labeled “Until It Hurts to Stop.”

About the Author

Jennifer R. Hubbard lives and writes near Philadelphia, PA. She is a night person who believes that mornings were meant to be slept through, a chocolate lover, and a hiker. She has written short fiction as well as the contemporary young adult novels The Secret Year and Try Not to Breathe.
Author’s website

School Visit Information

The author has done school and student book-club visits, and is available for in-person and Skype visits, or online discussions with classes.