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Exeter-West Greenwich Jr/Sr High School Library: Stress and Anxiety

Middle School Book Battle


Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Call Number: FIC GRE

ISBN: 978-0-525-55536-0

Aza Holmes is a young woman navigating daily existence within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts.


Finding Audrey by Sophie KInsella

Call Number: FIC KIN

ISBN: 978-0-553-53653-9

Fourteen-year-old Audrey is making slow but steady progress dealing with her anxiety disorder when Linus comes into the picture and her recovery gains momentum.


Kat and Meg conquer the world by Anna Priemaza

Call Number: FIC PRI

ISBN: 978-0-06-256080-3

Kat and Meg couldn't be more different. Kat's anxiety makes it hard for her to talk to people. Meg hates being alone, but her ADHD keeps pushing people away. But when the two girls are thrown together for a year-long science project, they discover they do have one thing in common: They're both obsessed with the same online gaming star and his hilarious videos.


Challenger deep by Neal Shusterman

Call NUmber: FIC SHU

ISBN: 978-0-06-113411-1

A teenage boy struggles with schizophrenia.


Highly illogical behavior by John Corey Whaley

Call Number: FIC WHA

ISBN: 978-0-525-42818-3

Agoraphobic sixteen-year-old Solomon has not left his house in three years, but Lisa is determined to change that--and to write a scholarship-winning essay based on the results.


Eliza and her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

Call Number: FIC ZAP

ISBN: 978-0-06-229013-7

Eighteen-year-old Eliza Mirk is the anonymous creator of Monstrous Sea, a wildly popular webcomic, but when a new boy at school tempts her to live a life offline, everything she's worked for begins to crumble.


Teen stress and anxiety by Jason Porterfield

Call Number: 

ISBN: 978-1-47771751-6 

Young adults discover the differences between being stressed and anxious. They learn about possible triggers of stress and depression, specifically for teens, and how to respond to them. Physical, emotional, behavioral, and cognitive responses to anxiety are outlined as well as the types of mental health problems that emerge during adolescence.


Depressive Disorders by Carla Mooney

Call Number: 362.25 MOO

ISBN: 978-1-60152-504-8

Through objective interviews, primary sources and full-color illustrations this title examines depressive disorders.


Anxiety disorders by Paul Hina

Call Number: 616.85 ANX

ISBN: 978-0-7377-5052-2

Provides clear, careful explanations about anxiety disorders and offer readers and researchers insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest about treatment and prevention.


Living with anxiety disorders by Carol Hand

Call Number: 616.85 HAN

ISBN: 978-1-62403-241-7

Living with Anxiety Disorders features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with anxiety disorders during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support. Throughout the book, Ask Yourself This questions encourage discussion. Features include a selected bibliography, further readings, Just the Facts summary of medical facts about anxiety disorders, Where to Turn summary of key advice that includes contact information for helpful organizations, a glossary, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.


Everything you need to know about stress and depression by Sabrina Parys

Call Number: 155.9 PAR

ISBN: 978-1-50817416-5

This book expertly describes this universal topic for an adolescent audience, continually engaging the reader with eye-catching call-outs and fun ways to gain a different perspective.


What you must think of me : a firsthand account of one teenager's experience with social anxiety disorder by Emily Ford

Call Number: 616.85 FOR

ISBN: 0-19-531303-8

The author presents her personal struggles with social anxiety disorder and how she was able to overcome it; and offers information on its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.