Tag Archives: don’t touch

Mental Illness Resource Round-up

Thank you everyone for all of your thoughts and input this month! The winner of this month’s book giveaway (Don’t Touch by Rachel Wilson) is Amber (YA Indulgences). Thanks for all of your thoughts this month, Amber! (Send me your address, and … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Booklist for Teens

I’ve really appreciated all the discussion on here and elsewhere about mental illness, especially as it pertains to kids and teens, this month. Thank you! Next week I’ll put up a list of resources and I’ll post the winner of … Continue reading

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Writing Mental Illness: An Interview with Debut Author Rachel M. Wilson

I’m very excited today to feature the fabulous debut author Rachel M. Wilson, whose novel Don’t Touch  I got to review last week. (Remember: the person who comments the most this month wins the ARC!) I knew when we were in workshop … Continue reading

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Review Wednesday: Don’t Touch by Rachel M. Wilson (w Giveaway!)

I think I read part of what would become Don’t Touch when I first met Rachel Wilson at Vermont College of Fine Arts. I seem to recall that there was a dolphin in it at the time. Anyway, Rachel was a worldly and impressive upperclasswoman. I was … Continue reading

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September Discussion: Mental Illness

When I was thirteen years old, things weren’t going so well for me at home. And at school, I was being bullied a lot. I was an honor roll student, so I was allowed to go out by myself into … Continue reading

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New Reader-Friendly Blog Format! (w Giveaways)

Hi y’all! I have been thinking about you and this blog a lot in the past few months. And I’ve been thinking most about how I could make this into a site that really benefited teachers, writers, librarians, and other … Continue reading

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