Diary Drawings

Diary Drawings
Title Diary Drawings PDF eBook
Author Bobby Baker
Publisher Profile Books(GB)
Pages 0
Release 2010
Genre Art
ISBN 9781846683749

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Marbles

Marbles
Title Marbles PDF eBook
Author Ellen Forney
Publisher Penguin
Pages 258
Release 2012-11-06
Genre Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 1101617195

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Cartoonist Ellen Forney explores the relationship between “crazy” and “creative” in this graphic memoir of her bipolar disorder, woven with stories of famous bipolar artists and writers. Shortly before her thirtieth birthday, Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Flagrantly manic and terrified that medications would cause her to lose creativity, she began a years-long struggle to find mental stability while retaining her passions and creativity. Searching to make sense of the popular concept of the crazy artist, she finds inspiration from the lives and work of other artists and writers who suffered from mood disorders, including Vincent van Gogh, Georgia O’Keeffe, William Styron, and Sylvia Plath. She also researches the clinical aspects of bipolar disorder, including the strengths and limitations of various treatments and medications, and what studies tell us about the conundrum of attempting to “cure” an otherwise brilliant mind. Darkly funny and intensely personal, Forney’s memoir provides a visceral glimpse into the effects of a mood disorder on an artist’s work, as she shares her own story through bold black-and-white images and evocative prose.




Nick and Charlie

Nick and Charlie
Title Nick and Charlie PDF eBook
Author Alice Oseman
Publisher Scholastic Inc.
Pages 114
Release 2023-01-03
Genre Young Adult Fiction
ISBN 1338885111

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From the mega-bestselling creator of Heartstopper, a must-have novella in which Heartstopper's lead characters, Nick and Charlie, face one of their biggest challenges yet. Absence makes the heart grow fonder... right? Everyone knows that Nick and Charlie love their nearly inseparable life together. But soon Nick will be leaving for university, and Charlie, a year younger, will be left behind. Everyone's asking if they're staying together, which is a stupid question... or at least that's what Nick and Charlie assume at first. As the time to say goodbye gets inevitably closer, both Nick and Charlie start to question whether their love is strong enough to survive being apart. Charlie is sure he's holding Nick back... and Nick can't tell what Charlie's thinking. Things spiral from there. Everyone knows that first loves rarely last forever. What will it take for Nick and Charlie to defy the odds?




Psychiatric Tales

Psychiatric Tales
Title Psychiatric Tales PDF eBook
Author Darryl Cunningham
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 161
Release 2011-02-19
Genre Comics & Graphic Novels
ISBN 1608192784

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Presents in graphic novel format first-person perspectives on the experiences of mental illness, portraying the myths, stigmas, and dynamics of a range of psychiatric conditions.




The Wild Remedy

The Wild Remedy
Title The Wild Remedy PDF eBook
Author Emma Mitchell
Publisher Michael O'Mara
Pages 0
Release 2018-12-27
Genre Self-Help
ISBN 9781789290424

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Emma Mitchell's richly illustrated and evocative nature diary tracks the lives of local flora and fauna around her home and further afield, and shows how being in the wild benefits our mental and physical wellbeing.




It's All Absolutely Fine

It's All Absolutely Fine
Title It's All Absolutely Fine PDF eBook
Author Ruby Elliot
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages 256
Release 2017-01-31
Genre Humor
ISBN 1449484050

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It’s All Absolutely Fine is an honest and unapologetic account of day-to-day life as a groaning, crying, laughing sentient potato being for whom things are often absolutely not fine. Through simple, humorous drawings and a few short narratives, the book encompasses everything from mood disorders, anxiety, and issues with body image through to existential conversations with dogs and some unusually articulate birds. Building on Rubyetc's huge online presence, It's All Absolutely Fine includes mostly new material, both written and illustrated, and is inspirational, empowering, and entertaining. Hope and tenacity abound in this book that is as heartening as it is hilarious. *Voted onto the 2018 GREAT GRAPHIC NOVELS FOR TEENS list by the American Library Association's YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association)




Dear Nobody

Dear Nobody
Title Dear Nobody PDF eBook
Author Gillian McCain
Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
Pages 306
Release 2014-04-01
Genre Young Adult Nonfiction
ISBN 1402287593

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"A rare, no-holds-barred documentation of an American teenager's life." —Publishers Weekly Told through the actual diary entries of a real teenage girl, Dear Nobody chronicles Mary Rose's struggles with drug addiction, bullying, and a deadly secret in this raw, authentic book. Her story will inspire you—and remind you that you're not alone. They call me a freak. I'm sick of it. It makes me want dangerous, bad things. Drugs—hard drugs—and people who are bad for me, but I don't care, because I'm so lonely and no matter what their intentions are at least they're talking to me... They say that high school is supposed to be the best time of your life. But what if that's just not true? More than anything, Mary Rose wants to fit in. To be heard. To be loved. And she'll do whatever it takes to make that happen. Even if it costs her her life. Compelling and unflinchingly honest, Dear Nobody is perfect for readers looking for: contemporary young adult nonfiction true stories about drug addiction books like Go Ask Alice and Lucy in the Sky stories that spark conversation about issues teens face