Mental Illness Book Lists
YA Books Featuring Characters with Mental Illness
There are many compelling, well-written narratives that focus on mental illness or otherwise feature teen characters struggling with and coming to terms with them. Which of these important stories have you read? Convinced his mother has been abducted by aliens, Charlie Dickens spends his nights with an eye out for UFOs, hoping to join her. Then Charlie meets popular, easy-going Seth, who shows him what real friendship is all about. But sooner than he expected, Charlie has to make a decision: should he stay or should he go? From master storyteller and Printz Award-winning author An Na comes a dark, intensely moving story of a girl desperately determined to find a cure for the illness that swept her mother away, and could possibly destroy her own life as well.
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Sign me up for the latest news from Penguin Teen, including new books, special offers, and promotions. Here are 15 books to read this month to help you start a conversation and endthestigma. Aza is trying. Tess Fowler dropped out of high school after finding out her boyfriend, Jonah, committed suicide. One of them is Nathaniel—visiting New York City for the first time with nothing but a backpack, a desperate plan, and nothing left to lose. This lyrical, profound contemporary novel takes an honest, mesmerizing look at the effects of grief and living with mental illness.