Some of our favorite books that we feel are positive portrayals of mental illness in fiction or non-fiction, or that deal with emotional health. Books on this list are for a range of ages.
Raina Telgemeier$12.99 $11.95
Heidi Heilig$10.99 $10.11
Main character with bipolar disorder.
Michael Ian Black and Debbie Ridpath Ohi$17.99 $16.55
Laura E. Weymouth$10.99 $10.11
Dusti Bowling$7.95 $7.31
Secondary character has tourettes.
Alexandra Villasante$17.98 $16.54
Sophie Kinsella$10.99 $10.11
Teen dealing with severe anxiety from trauma
I. W. Gregorio$17.99 $16.55
Neal Shusterman and Brendan Shusterman$10.99 $10.11
It's Ok to Feel Things Deeply: (uplifting Book for Women; Feel-Good Gift for Women; Books to Help Cope with Anxiety and Depression)
Carissa Potter$12.95 $11.91
Positive messages for those coping with mental health issues
Donna Gephart$7.99 $7.35
Main character has bipolar disorder
Joanne Greenberg$19.99 $18.39
Rainbow Rowell$10.99 $10.11
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened (Original)
Allie Brosh$19.99 $18.39
David Levithan$10.99 $10.11
Kevin Henkes$7.99 $7.35
Cori Doerrfeld$17.99 $16.55
Positive emotional health and coping skills
Lenore Look and Leuyen Pham$6.99 $6.43
Dawn Huebner and Bonnie Matthews$16.99 $15.63
Jo Witek and Christine Roussey$16.95 $15.59
Mariama J. Lockington$16.99 $15.63
Mother struggles with bipolar disorder and depression. (Content warning: suicide attempt.)
Pablo Cartaya$8.99 $8.27
Father has PTSD.