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Sloan, Holly Goldberg

Summary: Raised by an unstable father who keeps constantly on the move, Sam Border has long been the voice of his silent younger brother, Riddle, but everything changes when Sam meets Emily Bell and, welcomed by her family, the brothers are faced with normalcy for the first time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2011

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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Sloan 2011

An, Na

Summary: Grace, sixteen, fears that she will succumb to the schizophrenia that took her mother away, while she and her father work for a genetics lab rushing to find a cure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2018

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

Scott, Kieran

Summary: A hiking trip in the woods in upstate New York is out of the comfort zone for sixteen-year-old city girl Callie Velasquez, but she wants to bond with her new friends Lissa and Penelope, not to mention her new boyfriend, Jeremy--however, nothing could haveprepared her for the true human darkness that waits for her in the wood.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Point 2015

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

Sheff, Nic.

Summary: A teenager recovering from a schizophrenic breakdown is driven to the point of obsession to find his missing younger brother and becomes wrapped up in a romance that may not be the real thing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Speak 2015

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Williams, Carol Lynch.

Summary: As her mother's mental illness spins terrifyingly out of control, thirteen-year-old Lacey must face the truth of what life with her mother means for both of them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Nijkamp, Marieke

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 Collection, Call number: YA FIC NIJ

Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: Teenaged criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl must save the underwater fairy metropolis of Atlantis from danger, while battling a psychological affliction known as the Atlantis Complex.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney/Hyperion Books 2010

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Colfer 2010

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC COL

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

Lord, Emery

Summary: Can seventeen-year-old Jonah save his family restaurant from ruin, his mother from her sadness, and his danger-seeking girlfriend Vivi from herself?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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

Henry, Katie

Summary: Ellis Kimball, sixteen, whose anxiety disorder causes her to prepare for the imminent end of the world, meets Hannah, who claims to know when it will happen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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

Larbalestier, Justine.

Summary: From the Sydney, Australia home of a grandmother she believes is a witch, fifteen-year-old Reason Cansino is magically transported to New York City, where she discovers that friends and foes can be hard to distinguish.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LAR

Harrington, Karen

Summary: Twelve-year-old Sarah writes letters to her hero, To Kill a Mockingbird's Atticus Finch, for help understanding her mentally ill mother, her first real crush, and life in her small Texas town, all in the course of one momentous summer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HAR

Baldwin, Cindy

Summary: Twelve-year-old Della Kelly of Maryville, North Carolina, tries to come to terms with her mother's mental illness while her father struggles to save the farm from a record-breaking drought.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: FIC BAL

Hyde, Spencer

Summary: Hospitalized for her OCD, Addie Foster and her new schizophrenic friend, seventeen-year-old Fitzgerald Whitman IV, escape the psychiatric ward and undertake a journey to find the elusive--and endangered--bird, the Kirtland's warbler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2019

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Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: After their mother dies of typhoid, Verna and her younger sister Carlie move with their father, a psychiatrist, and stern Aunt Maude to an asylum for the mentally ill in early-twentieth-century Michigan, where new ideas in the treatment of mental illness are being proposed, but old prejudices still hold sway.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Childrens Books 2009

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

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC WHE

Hopkins, Ellen.

Summary: Three teens who meet at Reno, Nevada's Aspen Springs mental hospital after each has attempted suicide connect with each other in a way they never have with their parents or anyone else in their lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2007

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

Shepherd, Gail

Summary: When twelve-year-old Lyndie and her parents must move to her grandparents' home in small-town Tennessee in 1985, having to keep all family problems private only adds to their problems.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Vizzini, Ned

Summary: A humorous account of a New York City teenager's battle with depression and his time spent in a psychiatric hospital.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: YA FIC VIZ

Leavitt, Martine

Summary: Born on the day the last Calvin and Hobbes comic strip was published, seventeen-year-old Calvin, a schizophrenic, sees and has conversations with the tiger, Hobbes, and believes that if he can persuade the strip's creator, Bill Watterson, to do one more strip, he will make Calvin well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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

Miller, Sam J

Summary: When they were twelve, Ash fell from Solomon's tree house. She's lost all memory of the events leading up to the fall but since then Solomon has retreated further and further into a world that he seems to have created in his own mind. One that insulates him from reality, but crawls with foes and monsters, in both animal and human form. As he slips further into the place he calls Darkside, Ash...

Format: text

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

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

West, Jacqueline

Summary: "After waking up in the hospital, Jaye returns to school to discover a mysteriously familiar boy in her class and the trappings of Shakespeare's plays all around her"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2016

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

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

Weeks, Sarah.

Summary: After spending her life with her mentally retarded mother and agora phobic neighbor, twelve-year-old Heidi sets out from Reno, Nevada, to New York to find out who she is.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Laura Geringer Books 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WEE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WEE

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

Weeks, Sarah.

Summary: You couldn't really tell about Mama's brain just from looking at her, but it was obvious as soon as she spoke. She had a high voice, like a little girl's, and she only knew twenty-three words. I know this for a fact, because we kept a list of the things Mama said tacked to the inside of the kitchen cabinet. Most of the words were common ones, like good and more and hot, but there was one word...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2005

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Roux, Madeleine

Summary: Ricky Desmond has been through all this before. If he could just get through to his mother, he could convince her that he doesn't belong at Brookline. From the man who thinks he can fly to the woman who killed her husband, the other patients are nothing like him; all he did was lose his temper just a little bit, just the once. But when Ricky is selected by the sinister Warden Crawford for a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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

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

Boyne, John

Summary: Four years after Alfie Summerfield's father left London to become a soldier in World War I he has not returned but Alfie, now nine, is shining shoes at King's Cross Station when he happens to learn that his father is at a nearby hospital being treated for shell shock.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Co 2014

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