In Case You Need It

We are happy to help you find information on any topic, but if you don’t feel comfortable asking a librarian, try one of these books. If you’d like to research online, feel free to check out a laptop to use one of the listed online resources listed below in a study carrel or other nook of the library. 

Books

This Book Is Gay by James Dawson

The Mindful Teen: Powerful Skills to Help You Handle Stress One Moment at a Time by Dzung X. Vo

Relationship Skills 101 for Teens by Sheri Van Dijk

Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens by Sheri Van Dijk

Mindfulness for Teen Anxiety by Christopher Willard

The PTSD Workbook for Teens: Simple, Effective Skills for Healing Trauma by Libbi Palmer

10 Ultimate Truths Girls Should Know by Kari Kampakis

Hello, Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks, and Other Outlaws by Kate Bornstein

 

Girls vs. Guys: Surprising Differences Between the Sexes by Michael J Rosen

Some Assembly Required: the Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen by Arin Andrews

Rethinking Normal: a Memoir in Transition by Katie Rain Hill

Positive: Surviving my Bullies, Finding Hope, and Living to Change the World by Paige Rawl

Ask Elizabeth: Real Answers to Everything you Secretly Wanted to Ask About Love, Friends, Your Body-- and Life in General by Elizabeth Berkley

Scared Stiff: Everything You Need to Know About 50 Famous Phobias by Sara L. Latta

Undecided: Navigating Life and Learning After High School by Genevieve Morgan

Expressing the Inner Wild by Stephen G. Gordon

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin

Dear Nobody by Mary Rose

Traumatic Brain Injury: from Concussion to Coma by Connie Goldsmith

What's Up With My Family? by Annie Fox

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook. Middle School by David Borgenicht

Discovering Wes Moore by Wes Moore

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens by Lisa M. Schab

The Self-Esteem Workbook for Teens by Lisa M. Schab

The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens by Jennifer Shannon

Growing Up: Inside and Out by Kira Vermond

Life & Spectrum: a Revealing Look at High Functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome by C. G. Meloy

100 Questions You'd Never Ask Your Parents by Elizabeth Henderson

The Letter Q: Queer Writers' Notes to their Younger Selves

The Teenagers' Guide to School Outside the Box by Rebecca Greene

What If?: Answers to Questions About What It Means to be Gay and Lesbian by Eric Marcus

The How-To Handbook: Shortcuts and Soultions for the Problems of Everyday Life by Martin Oliver

Autism, the Invisible Cord: a Sibling's Diary by Barbara S. Cain

Love Wins: for Teens by Rob Bell

The Circle Maker: Dream Big, Pray Hard, Think Long by Mark Batterson

The Pregnancy Project: a Memoir by Gaby Rodriguez

Respect: the Girl's Guide to Getting Respect and Dealing When Your Line is Crossed by Courtney Macavinta

How to Survive Anything by Rachel Buchholz

The Teen's Guide to World Domination by Josh Shipp

My Anxious Mind by Michael A. Tompkins

Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens by Marci G. Fox

50 Things Every Young Lady Should Know by Kay West

The Anger Workbook for Teens by Raychelle Cassada Lohmann

The Warrior's Heart: Becoming a Man of Courage and Compassion by Eric Greitens

Dreams to Reality: Help for Young Moms by Laura Haskins-Bookser

Stopping the Pain: a Workbook for Teens who Cut & Self-Injure by Lawrence E. Shapiro

The Drama Years by Haley Kilpatrick

 

Online Resources

Alcohol Rehab Guide
Alcoholics Anonymous
 

Helplines

Delaware County Area Hotline
1-740-369-3316
24/7 Helpline of Delaware & Morrow Counties
1-800-684-2324
National Hopeline Network
1-800-SUICIDE
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)
1-800-656-HOPE
National Eating Disorders Association Helpline
1-800-931-2237
The Trevor Project (LGBTQ)
1-866-4-U-TREVOR
National Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-4-A-CHILD
Treatment Referral Hotline (Substance Abuse)
1-800-662-HELP
 

 

*Please note, organizations will be considered for inclusion if they meet certain requirements including non-profit status, free services, teen-focused or resources local to Central Ohio. (updated 2017)