Female bullies can via for social status and try to claim the spot of the Queen Bee in the classroom. There are a couple of great books that showcase the dynamics that take place in the amongst girls, and help parents understand what their kids are going through;
As a parent, it can be challenging helping your daughter navigate the mean girls who create drama, spread rumours and excludes your child. The book Queen Bees Wannabees will help you understand the dynamics that your child is dealing with.
For boys, the book Masterminds and Wingmen, showcases the male power plays in the classroom. When our son was being bullied, I found this book to be enormously helpful. I would read about the group dynamics and could actually see the roles of many of the boys in my son’s class.