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  • Children Ages 3-5

"The Don't Worry Book" by Todd Parr

"Ruby Finds A Worry (Big Bright Feeling)" by Tom Precival

"Listening To My Body" by Gabi Garcia*

  • Children Ages 6-9

"What To Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety" by Dawn Huebner*

"When Worry Takes Hold" by Liz Haske

"The Invisible String" by Patricia Karst*

  • Preteen

"Outsmarting Worry (An Older Kid's Guide to Managing Anxiety)" by Dawn Huebner

"Guts" by Raina Telgemier*

  • Teen

"My Anxious Mind: A Teen's Guide To Managing Anxiety And Panic" by Michael A. Tompkins

"The Anxiety Workbook For Teens: Activities To Help You Deal With Anxiety and Worry" by Lisa M. Schab

  • Adults

“At Last A Life” by Paul David

"Mind Over Mood, Second Edition: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think” by Dennis Greenberger*

“Negative Self-Talk and How to Change It” by Shad Helmstetter

“Practicing Mindfulness: 75 Essential Meditations to Reduce Stress, Improve Mental Health, and Find Peace in the Everyday” by Matthew Sockolov

“The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook” by Edmund J. Bourne*

“Anxiety at College (Student Well-Being Series)” by Dominique Thompson

“Don’t Believe Everything You Think: Why Your Thinking Is The Beginning & End Of Suffering” by Joseph Nguyen

  • Parents

“The Opposite of Worry: The Playful Parenting Approach to Childhood Anxieties and Fears” by Lawrence J. Cohen

“Freeing Your Child From Anxiety” by Tamar Chansky PhD

“Helping Your Anxious Teen: Positive Parenting Strategies to Help Your Teen Beat Anxiety, Stress, and Worry” by Sheila Achar Josephs PhD

“The Stressed Years of Their Lives: Helping Your Kid Survive and Thrive During Their College Years” by Dr. B. Janet Hibbs

“Letting Go: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years” by Karen Coburn


Depression Book List   


  • Children Ages 4-7 

“Balloons For Papa” by Elizabeth Gilbert Bedia 

“Blueloon” by Julia Cook  

“Not today, Celeste! A Dog’s Tale About Her Human’s Depression” by Liza Stevens 

“Pockets Full Of Rocks; Daddy Talks About Depression” by Yair Engelberg  

“Sammy’s Journey To Happiness: Learning Skills To Cope With Depression” by Tanya Lindquist 

“The Color Thief: A Family Story Of Depression” by Andrew Fusek Peters 

 “The Princess And The Fog: A Story For Children With Depression” by Lloyd Jones  


  • Children 8 - 12  

“A Kids Books About Depression” by Kileah McIlvain 

“Can I Tell You About Depression?” by Christopher Dowrick  

“Meh: A Story About Depression” by Deborah Malcolm  

 “Michael Rosen’s Sad Book” by Michael Rosen  

“Please Don’t Cry, Mom” by Helen Denboer  


  • Teens  

“Beyond The Blues: A Workbook to Help Teens Overcome Depression” by Lisa Schab 

“Can I Tell You About Depression?” By Christopher Dowrick  

“Monochrome Days: A First-Hand Account Of One Teenager’s Experience with Depression" by Cait Irwin 

“The Anti-Depressant Book: A Practical Guide For Teens And Young Adults To Overcome Depression and Stay Healthy” by Jacob Towery  

“The Depression Workbook for Teens: Tools To Improve Your Mood, Build Self-Esteem, and Stay Motivated” by Katie Hurley  

“When Nothing More Matters: A Survival Guide For Depressed Teens” by Bev Cobain 


  • Adults – English  

“Feeling Great: The Revolutionary New Treatment for Depression and Anxiety” by David D. Burns 

“How To Be Happy (Or At Least Less Sad): A Creative Workbook” by Lee Crutchley 

“I Don’t Want To Talk About It: Overcoming The Secret Legacy Of Male Depression” by Terrence Real 

“Learned Hopefulness; The Power Of Positivity To Overcome Depression” by Dan Tomasulo PhD  

“Maybe You Should Talk To Someone” by Lori Gottlieb  

“Maybe You Should Talk To Someone: The Workbook: A Toolkit For Editing Your Story and Changing Your Life” by Lori Gottlieb  

“This Is Depression: A Comprehensive, Compassionate Guide For Anyone Who Wants To Understand Depression” by Diana McIntosh  

“The Upward Spiral: Using Neuroscience to Reverse The Course Of Depression, One Small Change At A Time” by Alex Korb 

“Undoing Depression: What Therapy Doesn’t Teach You and Medication Can’t Give You” by Richard O’Connor PhD  


  • Adultos – Español  

“¿Depresión? No, gracias” por Juan Antonio Guerrero-Canongo 

"Depresión o victoria: Crónica de una batalla” por Meritxell Duran 

“La depresión (no) existe” por Juan Carlos Rincon Escalante, Cecilia Ramos Valencia  

“Mente déjame en paz: El arte de vivir con la mente en paz”” por Ale Corzo  

“Neurociencia para vencer la depresión: la espiral ascendente “ por Dr. Alexander Korb  

“Sanar Es una Eleccion: Conoce Tu Depresión y Aprende Como Superarla” por Glenda Travieso 


  • Parents  

“Adolescent Depression: A Guide For Parents” by Francis Mark Mondimore and Patrick Kelly 

“Depression And Your Child: A Guide For Parents And Caregivers” by Deborah Serani  

“Overcoming Teen Depression: A Guide For Parents (Issues In Parenting)” by Dr. Miriam Kaufman 

“Parenting Well When You’re Depressed: A Complete Resource For Maintaining A Healthy Family” by Joanne Nicholson,    Alexis D. Henry,and Jonathan C. Clayfield  

“The Disappearing Girl: Learning The Language Of Teenage Depression” by Lisa Machoian  

Depression Book List

Grief and Loss Book List   


  • Children Ages 4-7 

“Badger’s Parting Gifts” by Susan Varley*  

“Because The Sky Is Everywhere/ Porque El Cielo Está En Todas Partes “by Nancy Sharp  

“Michael Rosen’s Sad Book” by Michael Rosen * 

“Nana Upstairs And Nana Downstairs” by Tomie dePaola * 

“Someone I Loved Died” by Christine Harder Tangvald  

“Sun Kisses, Moon Hugs” by Susan Schaefer Bernardo* 


  • Children 8 - 12  

“A Taste Of Blackberries” by Doris Buchanan Smith* 

“Can You Hear Me Smiling?  A Child Grieves A Sister” by Aariane R. Jackson  

“How I Feel: Grief Journal For Kids: Guided Prompts To Explore Your Feelings And Find Peace” by Mia Roldan LCSW, LCDC  

“I Wish I Could Hold Your Hand: A Child’s Guide To Grief And Loss” by Ed. D. Pat Palmer  

“The Grief Bubble: Helping Kids Explore And Understand Grief” by Kerry Debay * 

“The Remarkable Journey Of Coyote Sunrise” by Dan Gemeinhart  

“When Someone Dies: A Children’s Mindful How-To Guide On Grief And Loss” by Andrea Dorn  


  • Teens  

“Dancing At the Pity Party” by Tyler Feder  

“Grief Recovery For Teens: Letting Go Of Painful Emotions With Body-Based Practices” by Coral Popowitz MSW, LGSW  

“Straight Talk About Death For Teenagers” by Earl A. Grollman  

“Weird Is Normal When Teenagers Grieve” by Jenny Lee Wheeler  

“You Are Not Alone: Teens Talk About Life After the Loss Of A Parent” by Lynn B. Hughes 


  • Adults  

“I Wasn’t Ready To Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping, And Healing After A Sudden Death Of A Loved One (A Compassionate Grief Recovery Book)” by Brook Noel and Pamela D. Blair, PhD 

“It’s Ok That You Are Not Ok: Meeting Grief And Loss In A Culture That Doesn’t Understand” by Megan Devine * 

“Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome.” by Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner 

“On Grief And Grieving: Finding The Meaning Of Grief Through The Five Stages Of Loss” by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross M.D. and David Kessler  

“The Orphaned Adult: Understanding And Coping With Grief And Change After the Death Of Our Parents” by Alexander Levy  

  • Parents  

“Children Grieve, Too: Helping Children Cope With Grief” by Joy Johnson and Dr. S.M. Johnson*  

“Finding The Words: How to Talk With Children And Teens About Death, Suicide, Homicide, Funerals, Cremation, And Other End-Of-Life Matters” by Alan D. Wolfelt PhD 

“Teen Grief: Caring For The Grieving Teenage Heart (Good Grief Series)” by Gary Roe  

*Spanish Version Available

Grief and Loss Book List
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