Here are some of our favourite books and authors who we think help make the world a better and kinder place.
Books: Mental Health
Fiction for tweens and teens (and parents too):
I’ve chosen the following books because they deal with raw topics in a very positive engaging way.
The Unlikely Hero Of Room 13B by Teresa Toten
Topics: relationships, depression, anxiety, OCD
Cracked by K.M. Walton
Topics: relationships, suicide, bullying, depression, dysfunctional families, child abuse
Books: Parenting and family relationships
Mothering and Daughtering by Sil and Eliza Reynolds
Topics: relationship between mother daughter from both sides, growing up, teen years, communication, self acceptance
Zen Pencils: Cartoon Quotes From Inspirational Folks by Gavin Aung Than
Topics: unique pictorial representations of inspiring and powerful quotes appeals to a diverse audience
Megan Rose Taylor is a young woman from England who writes beautiful uplifting poetry. Her writing and actions continually set an example we should probably all follow when it comes to approaching life. You can read some of her poetry here and here. You can hear her recite one of her lovely pieces and listen to the an interview from the It’s All Good radio show with Debbie Hyde