The Face at the Window; Regina Hanson; 1997; ages 6 to 10; fiction. With beautiful
illustrations of contemporary Jamaica, a reassuring story about the rift mental illness can impose between people.
The Bear's House; Marilyn Sachs; 1996; ages 8 to 12; fiction. A sensitive story that
describes a young girl struggling to stay on top in a world of bullies, poverty, and a mentally ill mom.
My Sister Then and Now; Virginia L. Kroll; 1992; ages 8 to 12; fiction. One of the few
fiction books about serious mental illness for young children.
From Darkness To Light; Landsman; 1994; ages 12 to 16; nonfiction. Essays written
by teenagers about various concerns, including depression, physical illness, and disabilities.
Ups And Downs; Susan Klebanoff and Ellen Luboversusky; 1998; ages 13 to adult;
nonfiction. A straightforward book for teenagers about recognizing and managing depression
in themselves and their friends; includes many resources and suggestions.
A Slant of Sun; Beth Kephart; 1998; adults; fiction. Intimate and hopeful memoir
of the author's experience raising a child who has pervasive developmental disorder.
A Parent's Guide for Suicidal and Depressed Teens; Kate Williams; 1995; adults; nonfiction.
A well-written, sensitive book about recognizing and acting on early signs of trouble.