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Gardner, Faith

Summary: Journey hadn't planned for a future, but when her suicide attempt fails she finds the life she never meant to live challenging in more ways than before: her parents don't trust her, her friends have moved on for their own good, her bipolar disorder is overwhelming. At odds with herself and lacking concrete goals, she begins volunteering at a local helpline, where she finds a community as strong...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Teen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC GAR

Colbert, Brandy

Summary: "Suzette returns home to Los Angeles from boarding school and grapples with her bisexual identity when she and her brother Lionel fall in love with the same girl, pushing Lionel's bipolar disorder to spin out of control and forcing Suzette to confront her own demons"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC COL

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC COL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC COL

Melleby, Nicole

Summary: Eleven-year-old Fig enrolls in an art class to better understand her father, a composer and pianist whose mental illness she tries to conceal from classmates, neighbors, and social services.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MEL

Wilson, Jacqueline.

Summary: Ten-year-old Dolphin is determined to stay with her family, no matter what, but when her sister goes to live with her newly-discovered father, sending their mother further into manic-depression, Dolphin's life takes a turn for the better.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Wilson 2005

Blum, Jenna.

Summary: Twenty years after her bipolar brother's penchant for chasing tornadoes leads to deadly consequences, Karena Jorge finds out that he has escaped from a psychiatric ward, prompting her to join a band of professional stormchasers in hope of finding her disturbed brother.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BLU

Heilig, Heidi

Summary: "Jetta, a teen who possesses secret, forbidden powers, must gain access to a hidden spring and negotiate a world roiling with intrigue and the beginnings of war"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HEI

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HEI

Morgyn, Ava

Summary: Upon her grandmother's death, seventeen-year-old Cat must move to New Orleans with her bipolar mother, where she is haunted by strangely familiar visitors who know more about her than they should.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2021

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Garvin, Jeff

Summary: When Ellie's father's career as a magician is ruined after an illusion fails on live television, they eventually lose the insurance that covers medications for his heart condition and her bipolar disorder, so when he gets a chance to redeem himself, she lies about his willingness and they head for California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GAR

Vann, David

Summary: In his riveting new novel, internationally bestselling New York Times Notable author and Prix Medicis étranger-winner David Vann reimagines his father's final days. Halibut on the Moon traces the roots of mental illness in one man's life as he attempts to anchor himself to the places and people that once shaped his sense of identity. Middle-aged and deeply depressed, Jim arrives in California...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: Honey Santana, the bipolar, self-proclaimed "queen of lost causes," has plans to give Boyd Shreave and his mistress a lesson in civility, unaware that she is being followed by her obsessed ex-employer and her one-time drug runner ex-husband.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Hia

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS HIA

Melleby, Nicole

Summary: Eleven-year-old Fig enrolls in an art class to better understand her father, a composer and pianist whose mental illness she tries to conceal from classmates, neighbors, and social services.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MEL

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MEL

Dee, Barbara

Summary: When twelve-year-old Zinnia Manning's older brother Gabriel is diagnosed with bipolar disorder, it turns her family's world upside-down, especially since they are keeping the information private.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DEE

Swanson, Peter

Summary: From the hugely talented author of The Kind Worth Killing--the hair-raising tale of a young suburban wife who believes a killer is living right next door. And fears only the next murder, maybe her own, will make everyone believe her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SWA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION SWA

Jacobs, R. J.

Summary: After years of learning how to manage her bipolar disorder, Emily Firestone finally has it under control. Even better, her life is coming together: she's got a great job, her own place, and a boyfriend, Paolo, who adores her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crooked Lane Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAC

Moulton, Erin E.

Summary: Lucy Peevey, twelve, and her best friend, Cam, are perfecting the robot that could win a competition, a scholarship, and a way out of Sunnyside Trailer Park when Lucy's mother goes off her medication and her manic-depressive disorder goes out of control.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MOU

Garey, Juliann.

Summary: In a look at mental illness that weaves togther three timelines, Greyson Todd leaves his successful Hollywood career and wife and young daughter to travel the world, giving free reign to the bipolar disorder he has been forced to keep hidden for almost twenty years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: When a rude telemarketer calls while Honey Santana and her son are having dinner she decides to teach him a lesson in good behavior. She lures him and his mistress with a pitch for Florida real estate and includes her ex-husband and 12-year-old son in her plot.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HIA

Swanson, Peter

Summary: Henrietta and her husband Lloyd have settled into a quiet life outside of Boston, Massachusetts. Hen is an illustrator, works nearby, and has found the right meds to control her bipolar disorder. When they meet the neighbors next door, she spots a familiar object displayed on the husband's office shelf: a sports trophy exactly like one that went missing from the home of a young man who was...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SWA

Wolfson, Brianna

Summary: Enraged by her parents' joint-custody arrangement after she expressed a preference to live exclusively with her mother, eleven-year-old Willow struggles to make sense of her changing world and loneliness when her mother's demons begin to surface and overtake her. Eleven-year-old Willow is enraged by her parents' joint-custody arrangement after she expressed a preference to live exclusively with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA 2018

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOL

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOL

Nijkamp, Marieke

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Summary: When Corey moves away from Lost Creek, Alaska, she makes her friend Kyra promise to stay strong during the long, dark winter, and wait for her return. Just days before Corey is to return home to visit, Kyra dies. The entire Lost community speaks in hushed tones, saying her death was meant to be. And they push Corey away like she's a stranger. With every hour, Corey's suspicion grows. Lost is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC NIJ

Rothman-Kerr, Rachael

Summary: Bipolar disorder causes extreme behavioral and mood swings. These changes from the highs known as mania to the lows of depression are the reasons why it was often called manic depression in the past. Readers discover this and other essential information about this disorder as they explore its symptoms, causes, and treatments. Through detailed sidebars, quotes from experts, and full-color...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 616.8 ROT

Aiken, Chris

Summary: "Approaching depression as a complex disorder with many different facets rather than all-or-nothing,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 AIK

Stringam, Autumn.

Summary: "The astonishing true story of a woman afflicted with bipolar disorder and the miraculous treatment that cured her"--Cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STRINGHAM, AUTUMN STR

Summary: Explores the extraordinary lives, struggles and successes of a few of the over five million Americans living with bipolar disorder. Personal stories of harrowing events, medical mazes, discrimination and the effects of social stigma blend together to create a compelling look at a generation coming out of the bipolar closet. The film puts an authentic human face on bipolar disorder, providing an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama Films 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OF

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