Tag Archives: mental illness

Graphic Novel Booklist & Resources

Thanks everyone who’s tuned in this month to discuss graphic novels and how we create empathy for diverse experiences in our young readers. Rebecca Parish wins this month’s giveaway of the fabulous GN The March. Below I’ve compiled a list of … Continue reading

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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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Review Wednesday: 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher

I’ve been meaning to talk about 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher for nearly three years. It is one of the most moving books I’ve read, and it goes well with this month’s topic. I believe, quite simply, that it is the best book … Continue reading

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Suicide & Mental Illness Theme Read at Resistance is Futile

I’m so glad to discover how many thoughtful, articulate people are engaging in discussion about this topic in the blogosphere right now. I re-posted Ann Jacobus‘ and Lyn Miller-Lachmann’s thoughts about national suicide prevention month. And now I’ve discovered someone … 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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National Suicide Prevention Month: Thoughts from Ann Jacobus

Ann Jacobus posted on her blog about National Suicide Prevention Month. I’m reposting because there are a lot of important facts on thoughts here that directly relate to this month’s discussion. Thanks Ann! Also, stay tuned for an interview with … Continue reading

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