Titles for Lower Grade Students (PreK-Grade 4):

  1. Andrews, Beth. Why Are You So Scared? Illus. by Katherine Kirkland. Magination Press, 2011.
  2. Arabella, Janine. Feeling Safe. Illus. by Kezzia Crossley. 2012.
  3. Bibbins, Kenneth. The Adventures of Hopper: Hurrican Adventure. CreateSpace, 2017.
  4. Burch, Regina Griffin. My Daddy Has PTSD. CreateSpace, 2011.
  5. Holmes, Margaret M. A Terrible Thing Happened. Illus. by Cary Pillo. Magination Press, 2000.
  6. Ippen, Jr. Chandra Ghosh. Once I Was Very, Very Scared. Pipolo Books, 2017.
  7. Ironside, Virginia. The Huge Bag of Worries. Hodder Wayland, 1996.
  8. Karst, Patrice. The Invisible String. Illus. by Goeff Stevenson. DeVoss & Company, 2000.
  9. Kastle, Seth. Why is Dad So Mad? Tall Tale Press, 2015.
    Kastle, Seth. Why is Mom So Mad? Tall Tale Press, 2015.
  10. Kaufman, Diane. Bird That Wants to Fly. 2014.
  11. Nadel, Carolina. Daddy’s Home. Mookind Press, 2011.
  12. Schaefer, Beth. Sometimes I Wish I Had a Dad. Books on a Whim, 2015.
  13. Straus, Susan Farber. Healing Days: A Guide for Kids Who Have Experienced Trauma. Illus. by Maria Brogade. Magination Press, 2013.
  14. Straus, Susan Farber. Somebody Cares: A Guide for Kids Who Have Experienced Neglect. Magination Press, 2016.
  15. Young, Karen. Hey Warrior: A Book for Kids About Anxiety. Little Steps, 2017.

Titles for Middle and Upper Grade Students (Grades 5-12):

  1. Anderson, Laurie Halse. The Impossible Knife of Memory. Viking Books for Young Readers, 2014.
  2. Anderson, Laurie Halse. Speak. Puffin, 2001.
  3. Bick, Ilsa. Drowning Instinct. Lerner Publishing Group, 2012.
  4. Bliss, Bryan. Meet Me Here. Greenwillow Books, 2016.
  5. Brooks, Kevin. Road of the Dead. Scholastic, 2006.
  6. Christopher, Lucy. The Killing Woods. Chicken House, Ltd., 2013.
  7. Doller, Trish. Something Like Normal. Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 2012.
  8. Dunbar, Helene. These Gentle Wounds. Flux, 2014.
  9. Fehlbaum, Beth. Hope in Patience. West Side Books, 2010.
  10. Flake, Sharon G. The Skin I’m In. Jump At the Sun, 1998.
  11. Gallagher, Diana. Lessons in Falling. Spencer Hill Press, 2017.
  12. Giles, Gail. Right Behind You. Little, Brown. 2007.
  13. Haddix, Margaret Peterson. The Always War. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2011.
  14. Gregerson, Judy. Bad Girls Club. Blooming Tree Press.
  15. Hautman, Pete. Invisible. Simon & Schuster, 2005.
  16. Hodkin, Michelle. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2011.
  17. Hopkins, Ellen. Impulse. Simon & Schuster, 2007.
  18. Jean, Emiko. We’ll Never Be Apart. HMH Books for Young Readers, 2015. ‘
  19. King, A.S. I Crawl Through It. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2015.
  20. Lai, Thanhha. Inside Out and Back Again. HarperCollins, 2011.
  21. Lockhart, E. We Were Liars. Delacorte Press, 2014.
  22. Jacobson, Jennifer Richard. Small as an Elephant. Candlewick Press, 2011.
  23. Marchetta, Melinda. The Piper’s Son. Penguin Austraila, 2010.
  24. Marinello-Sweeney, Gina. The Rose and the Sword. Rivershore Books, 2016.
  25. McDowell, Beck. The Is Not a Drill. Nancy Paulsen, 2012.
  26. Paulsen, Gary. Dancing Carl. Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2007.
  27. Park, Linda Sue. Long Walk to Water. Clarion Books, 2010.
  28. Payne, C.C. Something to Sing About. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2008.
  29. Phillips, Suzanne Marie. Burn. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2008.
  30. Rainfield, Cheryl. Scars. Westside Books, 2011.
  31. Reinhart, Dana. The Things a Brother Knows. Wendy Lamb Books, 2010.
  32. Rapp, Adam. Under the Wolf, Under the Dog. Candlewick Press, 2004.
  33. Sepetys, Ruth. Between Shades of Gray. Philomel Books, 2011.
  34. Stringer, Lynne. Once Confronted. Wombat Books, 2016.
  35. Walters, Eric. Wounded. Penguin Canada, 2009.
  36. Welin, Nancy. The Rules of Survival. Dial Books, 2006.
  37. Woolsten, Blythe. The Freak Observer. Carolrhoda Books, 2010.