Today is World Mental Health Day, and in order to help us celebrate the occasion we asked Reading Activists to recommend their favourite Mood-boosting books for young people.
Below you can see some great recommendations from the Gateshead Reading Activist group, as well as some photos of the group demonstrating how their favourite books make them feel.
- If I Stay by Gayle Forman
- Finding Sky (series) by Joss Stirling
- The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
- The Demonata Sereis by Darren Shan (all 10 books)
Left = Amy, 14, posing with a Doctor Who book and a sonic screwdriver!
Right = Caitlin, 14, posing with Looking for Alaska by John Green.
- The Perks of Being a Wall Flower by Stephen Chbosky
- The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy (series) by Douglas Adams
- How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu
- The Mortal Instruments (series) by Cassandra Clare
Left = Eve, 14, posing with Luurve is a Many Trousered Thing by Louise Rennison
Right = Molly, 14, snoozes under a GCSE revision guide...
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