Access to Healthcare: A Reading List for Teens
We hope these selections serve to educate and encourage a dialogue around the biases and inequalities that affect access to healthcare and preventative care. These books highlight people and communities Read more...
Posted by Alyssa J. on December 3, 2021
David Miller can eat a large pepperoni pizza in 4 minutes and 36 seconds. His parents are not impressed.
Posted by Kristi M. on August 26, 2021
Asking For It
Emma O’Donovan is aware of her beauty. In her hometown of Ballinatoom, Ireland, Emma is envied and loved, and works hard to keep her reputation. One night out with friends Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on December 20, 2018
Audrey has been diagnosed with anxiety disorder and depressive episodes. "Episodes," she sas. "Like, depression is a sitcom with a fun punchline each time."
Posted by Book Rex on December 15, 2018
Walking on Sunshine: 52 Small Steps to Happiness
Journalist Rachel Kelly, formerly of The Times (UK), has made significant strides to overcome her debilitating depression that was chronicled in her first book “Black Rainbows.” Through her journey to Read more...
Posted by Adult Services on May 23, 2018
Natural Disasters: I Cover Them. I Am One.
The weather around us can cause horrific disasters – tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, and so much more. For television meteorologists like Ginger Zee, all these situations are a challenge: to present Read more...
Posted by Adult Services on March 23, 2018
Some Kind of Happiness
Finley’s parents are on the edge of a divorce and she is sent to live with grandparents she has never met. When the woods behind her grandparent’s house resemble her Read more...
Posted by Alyssa J. on February 23, 2018
Grace’s home life is far from perfect. With a controlling step-father and a mom with undiagnosed OCD, Grace has a lot to overcome. Enter Gavin: dreamy, a musician, and a Read more...
Posted by Book Rex on October 20, 2017
The World from Up Here
Wren is an anxious twelve-year-old with many fears, especially of Witch Weatherly, the legendary old woman who lives by herself up on Creeper Mountain. When Wren’s mother is admitted to Read more...
Posted by Adrian L. on September 12, 2017