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Child Development, Mental Health, and Well-Being: Find Children's Books

This research guide is designed for people seeking information and resources about mental health, addictions, well-being and services for young people across Ontario.

Suggested Titles

Elf Help Books for Kids by various authors

These self-help books teach children how to confront difficult situations, and how the adults in their world can help guide them through challenges.

Various call numbers ABBA Juvenile collection

Fishtailing by Wendy Phillips

"Through a series of poems written for English class, interspersed with teacher comments and letters to and from parents, high school students Natalie, Tricia, Kyle, and Miguel describe their lives."

PS 8631 .H57 F58 2010  ABBA Juvenile collection

It's Your Health Series by various authors

"The titles in this series provide an introduction to personal healthcare - promoting a healthy lifestyle, personal responsibility and an awareness of risk."

Various call numbers  ABBA Juvenile Collection

Rebound by Eric Walters

"A young boy who has problems behaving in school, befrieds a new boy in a wheelchair, and together they help each other overcome their problems."

PS 8595 .A598 R43 2000  ABBA Juvenile collection

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

"When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death."

PZ 7 .A8155 Th 2007  ABBA Juvenile Collection

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