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Related booklists: Mental Health & Young People, Mental Health, Health and Wellbeing - Books for Young Adults, Empowering and Inspiring Girls & Young Women, Body Positivity & Respect: Books for Children & Young Adults, Meditation & Mindfulness: Books for Children & Young Adults,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 30 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Up and Down Mum by Summer Maçon
    Up and Down Mum - by Summer Maçon

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786283399 | ISBN 10: 1786283395

    Living with Mum is a bit like a roller coaster ride. At times, she is excited and full of energy, but at others, she is tired and withdrawn. But she’s always my mum, and we’re sharing the ride.  For children who grow up in the care of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dear Katie: Real Advice on Real Life Problems by Katie Thistleton
    Dear Katie: Real Advice on Real Life Problems - by Katie Thistleton

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781510102132 | ISBN 10: 1510102132

    Real answers to real problems! Advice on life's tough stuff from children's TV and radio presenter Katie Thistleton.  Growing up is hard. This book makes it a little bit easier.   Exploring the sometimes challenging issues everyone fac ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig, illustrated by Chris Mould
    The Truth Pixie - by Matt Haig, illustrated by Chris Mould

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786894328 | ISBN 10: 1786894327

    A brand new story for younger readers from number one bestselling author Matt Haig, brilliantly illustrated throughout by Chris Mould. It’s Reasons to Stay Alive for children: helping kids to feel okay about who they are.   From number one bests ... more

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  • Cover image of book You Are Awesome: Find Your Confidence and Dare to be Brilliant at (Almost) Anything by Matthew Syed
    You Are Awesome: Find Your Confidence and Dare to be Brilliant at (Almost) Anything - by Matthew Syed

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526361158 | ISBN 10: 1526361159

    This positive and empowering guide, by bestselling mindset author Matthew Syed, will help boys and girls build resilience, fulfil their potential and become successful, happy, awesome adults.   I'm no good at sport ... I can't do maths ... I r ... more

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  • Cover image of book Almost Adulting: All You Need to Know to Get it Together (Sort Of) by Arden Rose
    Almost Adulting: All You Need to Know to Get it Together (Sort Of) - by Arden Rose

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780062574114 | ISBN 10: 0062574116

    In her teen debut, social media star Arden Rose offers a fresh, real-talk guide to teens ready to grow up in a collection of original essays featuring her wickedly funny advice about independence, mental health, relationships, sexuality, décor, and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Outsmarting Worry: An Older Kid
    Outsmarting Worry: An Older Kid's Guide to Managing Anxiety - by Dawn Huebner PhD, illustrated by Kara McHale

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785927829 | ISBN 10: 1785927825

    Worry has a way of growing, shifting from not-a-big-deal to a VERY BIG DEAL in the blink of an eye. This big-deal Worry is tricky, luring children into behaviours that keep the anxiety cycle going. Children often find it hard to fight back against Wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book It
    It's All In Your Head: A Guide to Getting Your Sh*t Together - by Rae Earl, illustrated by Jo Harrison

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781526300027 | ISBN 10: 1526300028

    What I hope you take away from this book: good Mexican food deserves to go viral; good underwear never features the word 'string'; good mental health is the single most important thing you need to live a happy life.   I don't have a psychology ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
    I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness - by Susan Verde, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781419727016 | ISBN 10: 141972701x

    When the world feels chaotic, find peace within through an accessible mindfulness practice from the bestselling picture-book dream team that brought us I Am Yoga.  Express emotions through direct speech. Find empathy through imagination. Connect ... more

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  • Cover image of book Room Empty by Sarah Mussi
    Room Empty - by Sarah Mussi

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780749747 | ISBN 10: 1780749740

    Dani is ravaged by anorexia and hasn't eaten for days. Fletcher is fighting to stay off the streets and to stay off drugs. Will their attraction to each other save or destroy them?   Both patients at the Daisy Bank Rehab Centre, Fletcher wants ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson
    The Goldfish Boy - by Lisa Thompson

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781407170992 | ISBN 10: 1407170996

    How do you solve a mystery when you can hardly go outside? The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson is a sad yet funny mystery starring a hero with severe obsessive compulsive disorder.   When you spend most of your day trapped in your bedroom, stari ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Healthy Coping Colouring Book and Journal by Pooky Knightsmith, illustrated by Emily Hamilton
    The Healthy Coping Colouring Book and Journal - by Pooky Knightsmith, illustrated by Emily Hamilton

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785921391 | ISBN 10: 1785921398

    Packed full of creative activities and coping strategies, this journal and colouring book is the perfect companion when faced with difficult thoughts and feelings. Whether you are stressed out at home or school, feeling anxious or simply in need of s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Depression: A Teen
    Depression: A Teen's Guide to Survive and Thrive - by Jacqueline B. Toner, PhD, and Claire A. B. Freeland, PhD

    £16.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781433822742 | ISBN 10: 1433822741

    If you have picked up this book, you probably want nothing more than to understand why you feel the way you do and how to feel better. You want those depressed thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to just go away, right?   Inside you'll read abou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Panther by David Owen
    Panther - by David Owen

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349002743 | ISBN 10: 0349002746

    An important and powerful story told in striking and original prose, Panther is an honest, funny, unsentimental look at how depression affects those around the sufferer, especially when we don't talk about it.   Life isn't going terribly well ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mind Your Head by Juno Dawson, illustrated by Gemma Correll.
    Mind Your Head - by Juno Dawson, illustrated by Gemma Correll.

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781471405310 | ISBN 10: 1471405311

    From the critically acclaimed author of This Book is Gay, James Dawson, now writing as Juno Dawson.   We all have a mind, so we all need to take care of our mental health as much as we need to take care of our physical health. And the first st ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stuff That Sucks: Accepting What You Can by Ben Sedley
    Stuff That Sucks: Accepting What You Can - by Ben Sedley

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472120533 | ISBN 10: 1472120531

    A beautifully designed book aimed at adolescents that will help them deal with painful emotions by drawing on the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and presenting them in ways that are eye-catching and easy to understand.  Eac ... more

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  • Cover image of book Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot by Horatio Clare, illustrated by Jane Matthews
    Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot - by Horatio Clare, illustrated by Jane Matthews

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910080283 | ISBN 10: 1910080284

    A modern-day fable by an award-winning author   Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2016   Aubrey is a rambunctious boy who tries to run before he can walk and has crashed two cars before he is old enough to drive one. But when his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Am I Normal Yet? by Holly Bourne
    Am I Normal Yet? - by Holly Bourne

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781409590309 | ISBN 10: 1409590305

    All Evie wants is to be normal. And now that she's almost off her meds and at a new college where no one knows her as the-girl-who-went-nuts, there's only one thing left to tick off her list...   But relationships can mess with anyone's head - ... more

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  • Cover image of book Am I Depressed and What Can I Do About It? A CBT Self-Help Guide for Teenagers by Shirley Reynolds and Monika Parkinson
    Am I Depressed and What Can I Do About It? A CBT Self-Help Guide for Teenagers - by Shirley Reynolds and Monika Parkinson

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472114532 | ISBN 10: 1472114531

    An age-appropriate self-help guide based on current research that fills a significant gap in the market.  Depression is one of the most common mental health problems and is estimated to affect around 15% of people at some point during their lif ... more

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  • Cover image of book Teen Life Confidential: Self-Esteem and Being YOU by Anita Naik
    Teen Life Confidential: Self-Esteem and Being YOU - by Anita Naik

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780750272162 | ISBN 10: 0750272163

    Are you scared to take risks in case you make a fool of yourself? Do you need other people's approval? If someone likes you do you think there must be something wrong with them? Do you hate your body?   If you answered yes to any of these que ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Just Get So... Angry! Dealing with Anger and Other Strong Emotions for Teenagers by Timothy Bowden and Sandra Bowden
    I Just Get So... Angry! Dealing with Anger and Other Strong Emotions for Teenagers - by Timothy Bowden and Sandra Bowden

    £7.95   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781921966217 | ISBN 10: 1921966211

    Todays teenagers struggle with issues such as anger, depression and anxiety, grief, substance abuse, friendship and body image problems. In fact, research suggests that at any given time around 10 per cent of students will be suffering from a mental ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lemonade Sky by Jean Ure
    Lemonade Sky - by Jean Ure

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007431649 | ISBN 10: 0007431643

    The poignant, heart warming and beautifully written new standalone novel from the best-loved and original Queen of Tween, whose books are described by Jacqueline Wilson as funny, funky, feisty - and fantastic reads!. Ruby, Tizz and Sam are sist ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Flower Bulb: Helping Children Bereaved by Suicide by , illustrated by Loki and Splink
    The Little Flower Bulb: Helping Children Bereaved by Suicide - by , illustrated by Loki and Splink

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847302601 | ISBN 10: 1847302602

    The Little Flower Bulb tells the story of Jamie, his mum and his twin sisters, and of how Jamie comes to deal with the death of his father.  Suitable for children aged 3 to 8, this beautifully illustrated book will be helpful for parents when ta ... more

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  • Cover image of book Welcome to the Jungle by Hilary Smith
    Welcome to the Jungle - by Hilary Smith

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781573244725 | ISBN 10: 1573244724

    "When I was diagnosed at age 19, my parents went to a bookstore and bought me a pile of books about bipolar. I threw them away in disgust (actually, exchanged them for books of poetry) not because I wasnt curious about bipolar, but because all the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nothing by Robin Friedman
    Nothing - by Robin Friedman

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780738713045 | ISBN 10: 073871304x

    A 2009 Sydney Taylor Award Notable Books for Teens winner.   "Sometimes trees can look healthy on the outside, but actually be dying inside. These trees fall unexpectedly during a storm."  For high school senior Parker Rabinowitz, anyt ... more

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  • Cover image of book I
    I've Got This Friend Who... Advice for Teens & Their Friends on Alcohol, Drugs, Eating Disorders... - by America's Teens and the Experts at KidsPeace, edited by Anna Radev

    £14.50   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781592854585 | ISBN 10: 1592854583

    Meet Karen, Jessica, Eric, Ashley, Emile, and Ryan = the voices of six teens of different ages from different backgrounds who are discussing some critical issues facing kids today.  Together they tackle the topics of alcohol, tobacco, and dru ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trouble in My Head: A Young Girl
    Trouble in My Head: A Young Girl's Fight with Depression - by Mathilde Monaque

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780091917234 | ISBN 10: 0091917239

    Mathilde Monaque developed severe depression when she was just 14. The eldest in a family of six and an exceptionally bright and gifted little girl, the discovery shook her family to the core. Trouble in My Head is Mathilde's tender and illuminating ... more

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  • Cover image of book Be Who You Want to Be: Dealing with Life
    Be Who You Want to Be: Dealing with Life's Ups and Downs - by Karen Casey

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781573243087 | ISBN 10: 1573243086

    For a vast majority of girls in this country, there comes an age at which self-esteem, self-assurance, equilibrium, and confidence fly out the window. Maybe it's hormones, maybe it's culture, or maybe it's just called growing up. Whatever the ca ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wishing Wellness: A Workbook for Children of Parents with Mental Illness by Lisa Anne Clarke, illustrated by Bonnie Matthews
    Wishing Wellness: A Workbook for Children of Parents with Mental Illness - by Lisa Anne Clarke, illustrated by Bonnie Matthews

    £15.95   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781591473138 | ISBN 10: 1591473136

    Wishing Wellness is a workbook for the child whose mother or father is suffering from a serious mental illness.  Packed with information, interactive questions, and fun activities, it's an ideal tool for children and their therapists or other pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other Outlaws by Kate Bornstein
    Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other Outlaws - by Kate Bornstein

    £10.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781583227206 | ISBN 10: 1583227202

    Celebrated transgender trailblazer Kate Bornstein has, with more humour and spunk than any other, ushered us into a world of limitless possibility through a daring re-envisionment of the gender system as we know it. Here, Kate bravely shares persona ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pictures in the Dark by Patricia McCord
    Pictures in the Dark - by Patricia McCord

    £5.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747575528 | ISBN 10: 0747575525

    In this carefully balanced story about a carefully unbalanced family, Patricia McCord takes us right to the hearts of two strong and resourceful girls two sisters whose story will resonate with readers.  The Nevilles are the perfect family ... more

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