Mental Illness

The Whatifs

Cora is constantly worrying about everything. Because of this, the Whatifs love her. They sneak up to her and give her all kinds of doubts: big or small, silly or frightening, likely or impossible. As she prepares for an upcoming piano recital, the Whatifs cling on tighter and drag her down, making her anxious about …

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Starfish

A half-Japanese teen grapples with social anxiety and her narcissist mother in the wake of a crushing rejection from art school in this debut novel. Kiko Himura has always had a hard time saying exactly what she’s thinking. With a mother who makes her feel unremarkable and a half-Japanese heritage she doesn’t quite understand, Kiko …

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Who Put This Song On

Trapped in sunny, stifling, small-town suburbia, seventeen-year-old Morgan knows why she’s in therapy. She can’t count the number of times she’s been the only non-white person at the sleepover, been teased for her “weird” outfits, and been told she’s not “really” black. Also, she’s spent most of her summer crying in bed. So there’s that, …

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L’Anxiété racontée aux enfants

Béatrice est bouleversée d’apprendre que les malaises qu’elle ressent ont une cause : l’anxiété ! Avec le soutien d’une psychologue zoothérapeute et de ses collègues à quatre pattes, la jeune fille découvre les différentes facettes des troubles anxieux et comment les apprivoiser. Votre enfant voit-il des dangers partout ? S’alarme-t-il sans raison ? Envisage-t-il le …

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Élisabeth a peur de l’échec

Élisabeth est une petite fille de 7 ans qui a peur de l’échec. Cette appréhension se manifeste d’abord à l’école, plus particulièrement en situation d’apprentissage des mathématiques, où elle éprouve des difficultés. Dès qu’il est question de mathématiques, Élisabeth se met à se gratter, à avoir mal au ventre et à paniquer. Un jour, Élisabeth …

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When My Worries Get Too Big; a Relaxation Book for Children Who Live with Anxiety

When My Worries Get Too Big! A Relaxation Book for Children Who Live with Anxiety is a written to help children who are overburdened with worry and anxiety. Anxiety is one of the most frequent challenges experienced by children. Stress can lead to a loss of control, resulting in meltdowns. Prolonged anxiety can also seriously …

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Lily and Dunkin

Lily Jo McGrother, born Timothy McGrother, is a girl. But being a girl is not so easy when you look like a boy. Especially when you’re in the eighth grade. Dunkin Dorfman, birth name Norbert Dorfman, is dealing with bipolar disorder and has just moved from the New Jersey town he’s called home for the …

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