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Children’s Books
  1. Courage by Bernard Waber

  2. Divorced but Still my Parents by Shirley Thomas and Dorothy Rankin

  3. Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson

  4. Get Up, Stand Up By Bob Marley, Cedella Marley, and John Jay Cabuey

  5. Get Rid of That Smoke by Scholastic Books

  6. How Are You Peeling? By Saxton Freymann and Joost Elffers

  7. How do Dinosaurs say I’m Mad? By Jane Yolen & Mark Teague

  8. Hooray for You! A Celebration of You-Ness by Marianne Richmond

  9. Just for Girls: A Book about Growing Up

  10. Just for Boys: A Book about Growing Up

  11. Listening with My Heart: A story of kindness and self-compassion  by Gabi Garcia

  12. Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce by Cornelia Maude Spelman

  13. My Dad is Getting Married Again by Lisa M Schab, LCSW

  14. My Magical Choices (The Magic of Me Series) by Becky Cummings

  15. Pete the Cat and The New Guy by Kimberly & James Dean

  16. The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds

  17. The Uninvited Guest: Becky and Friends Make their World Smoke Free by Scholastic Books

  18. When Sophie Get Angry – Really, Really Angry… by Molly Bang

  19. You Matter by Christian Robinson

  20. Right Now, I Am Kind by Daniela Owen

  21. Fiona Flamingo by Rachael Urrutia Chu

Middle School Books
  1. A Better High by Matt Bellace

  2. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Middle School by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Madeline Clapss & Valeria Howlett

  3. Reach for the Stars and Other Advice for Life’s Journey by Serge Bloch

  4. Sunnyside Up By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm

  5. The Middle School Survival Guide by Arlene Erlbach

  6. What Teens Need to Succeed by Peter L. Benson


Teens/Young Adult Books
  1. A Better High by Matt Bellace

  2. All We Can Do is Wait By Richard Lawson

  3. Beneath a Meth Moon by Jaqueline Woodson

  4. Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul Series

  5. Hey Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

  6. I Felt A Funeral in My Brain By Will Walton

  7. Inconvenient by Margie Gelbwasser

  8. Recovery Road By Blake Nelson

  9. Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher

  10. Smashed, Story of a Drunken Girlhood by Koren Zailckas

  11. Superman Smashes the Klan by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru

  12. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey

  13. The Prince and the Dress Maker by Jen Wang

  14. We All Fall Down by Nic Sheff

  15. High: Everything that you want to know about Drugs, Alcohol and Addiction by David and Nic Sheff


Adult Books
  1. Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction by David Sheff

  2. Believable Hope: Five Essential Elements to Beat Any Addiction by Michael Cartwright

  3. Blackout by Sarah Hepola

  4. Chicken Soup for the Soul Series

  5. Childhood Disrupted: How your Biography Becomes your Biology, and how you can Heal by Donna Jackson Nakazawa

  6. Don’t Let Your Kids Kill You: A Guide for Parents of Drug and Alcohol Addicted Children by Charles Rubin

  7. Dopesick by Beth Macy

  8. Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp

  9. Dry: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs

  10. Heavy by Kiese Laymon

  11. High Achiever: The Incredible True Story of One Addict’s Double Life by Tiffany Jenkins

  12. How to Raise a Drug-Free Kids by Joseph A. Califano, Jr.

  13. I’m Black and I’m Sober by Chaney Allen

  14. Full Recovery: The Recovering Person’s Guide to Unleashing your Inner Power by Brian McAlister

  15. One Hit Away: A Memoir of Recovery By Jordan Barnes

  16. The Caregiver’s Guide to Self-Care: Help for your Caregiving Journey by Jane Meier Hamilton, MSN, RN

  17. Take Back Your Life: A Caregiver’s Guide to Finding Freedom in the Midst of Overwhelm by Loren M. Gelberg-Goff LCSW

  18. Teenage Degenerate: A Memoir that Explores the Depths of Methamphetamine and Drug Addiction by Scott C. Sterling

  19. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

  20. The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober by Catherine Gray

  21. This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol, Find Freedom, Discover Happiness & Change Your Life by Annie Grace

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