In this interview, we chat about why she wrote about such a strong grandparent-grandchild bond, parental mental illness, HSAM (Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory), and why science and storytelling will always be linked to her. Of course, we talk about more fun stuff like traveling and horses.
The list features picks with young people or their parents/relatives dealing with a mental illness. Conditions covered include PTSD, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, alcoholism, and eating disorders.
30 hopeful middle-grade books about mental illness accurately depicting the struggles of mental health issues -- from anxiety (OCD, PTSD), hoarding, schizophrenia, and major depression.