Well Read Junior

All families are different, and all families have questions or difficulties from time to time. When difficulties do arise the whole family can be affected, and sometimes help is needed.

Well Read Junior contains a selection of the best titles currently available to help you to help your child with some of the most common emotional and behavioural issues such as anxiety, eating disorders, bereavement, divorce and anger.

To find out more about Well Read Junior contact your local library, or, visit the Cumbria Libraries' website: www.cumbria.gov.uk/libraries


Well Read Junior Information Leaflet


Well Read Junior Reading List

Category 0-6 yrs 6-12 yrs Parental Guidance
ASD I am utterly unique-celebrating the strengths of children with ASD. By E.M. Larson & V. Stand

My brother is autistic. Let's talk about it. By J. Moore-Mallinos 

Understanding Sam (and Asperger syndrome). By C. Van Niekerk.          

Can I tell you about Asperger syndrome-a guide for family & friends. By J. Welton & J. Telford.

The Complete Guide to Asperger Syndrome By Tony Attwood

Autism spectrum Disorders, The complete guide to understanding autism. By Chantal Sicile-Kira.

Asperger's & Girls. By T. Attwood & T. Gradin.

Anxiety & OCD The Huge Bag of Worries By Virginia Ironside (Author), Frank Rodgers (Illustrator)

Willy and the wobbly house. By M. Sunderland. Illustrated by N. Armstrong.

Supposing. By F. Thomas

The Huge Bag of Worries By Virginia Ironside (Author), Frank Rodgers (Illustrator)

When My Worries Get Too Big!: A Relaxation Book for Children Who Live with Anxiety By Kari Dunn Buron

Freeing Your Child from Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your  Child's Fears, Worries, and Phobias By Tamar Chansky

Freeing your child from OCD By T.Chansky.

Helping children who are anxious or obsession. A guidebook. By M. Sunderland. Illustrated by N. Armstrong.

Helping children with fear. A guidebook. By M. Sunderland. Illustrated by N. Armstrong.
 

Eating Disorders   The little book of self-esteem. By A. Naik. Anorexia & Bulimia. A parent's guide to recognising Eating Disorders & taking control. By D. Dawson.

Eating Disorders, a parents guide. By R. Bryant-Waugh & B. Lask.

Eating Disorders. Helping your child recover. By  S. Bloomfield

Anorexia Nervosa: A Survival Guide for Families, Friends and Sufferers. By J.Treasure.

Boys Get Anorexia Too: Coping with Male Eating Disorders. By J. Langley.
 

Bereavement/

Divorce/

Family relationships

Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families By Laurene Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

When Dinosaurs' Die, a guide to understanding death By Laurie Kransy (Author) Marc Brown (Illustrator)

The day the sea went out and never came back. By M. Sunderland. Illustrated by N. Armstrong.

The frog who longed for the moon to smile. By M. Sunderland. Illustrated by N. Armstrong.

Dear Grandma Bunny. By D. Bruna.

Goodbye Mousie. By R.H. Harris & illustrated by J. Ormerod

I Miss You: A First Look at Death  By P. Thomas & illustrated by L. Harker
 

Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families By Laurene Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

When Dinosaurs' Die, a guide to understanding death By L. Kransy

Always and Forever. By A. Durant & illustrated by D. Gliori

Badger's Parting Gifts. By S. Varley,

The Sunshine Cat.by M. Moss.

Grief in Children: A handbook for Adults By A. Dyregow

Helping Children With Loss. A guidebook. By M. Sunderland. Illustrated by N. Armstrong.

Helping children who yearn  for someone they have lost. A guidebook. By M. Sunderland. Illustrated by N. Armstrong.

Talking about death. A dialogue between Parent and Child. E.A. Grollman.

Depression/Low mood/ Self Harm A Nifflenoo called nevermind. By M. Sunderland. Illustrated by N. Armstrong. So sad, so young, so listen. By P. Graham & C.Hughes.

The Wise Mouse by Virginia Ironside

Happy Kids: Understanding Childhood Depression and How to Nurture a Happy, Well-balanced Child by Alexandra Massey

Helping children with self esteem. A guidebook. By M. Sunderland. Illustrated by N. Armstrong.

Helping children who bottle up their feelings. A guidebook. By M. Sunderland. Illustrated by N. Armstrong.

Freeing your child from negative thinking. By T. Chansky.

Navigating teenage Depression. A guide for parents and professionals. By G.Parker & K. Eyers.
 

Anger Management I Feel Angry (Your Emotions) By B. Moses.

Mad isn't bad. A child's book about anger. By M. Mundy.

Angry Arthur. By H.Oram

Everybody gets angry! A years worth of activities to help kids control their anger By Ellen Pitl

The Behaviour Survival Guide for Kids: How to Make Good Choices and Stay Out of Trouble. By T. McIntyre.

How to take the grr out of anger. By E. Verdic
 

A Volcano in My Tummy: Helping Children to Handle Anger: Helping Children to Handle Anger : a Resource Book for Parents, Caregivers and Teachers. By E. Whitehouse

The explosive child. By R.W. Greene.