Mental Health

Support your child's wellbeing with books at Telford and Wrekin Libraries

Aimed at children, the books can help them to understand and manage their health and wellbeing.
Books available in Telford and Wrekin libraries that support children and improve their wellbeing
Some of the books now available in Telford and Wrekin libraries that aim to support the mental health of children.

Pop down to your local Telford and Wrekin library and ask to see our Reading Well for children booklist, which aims to support the mental health and wellbeing of children.

Each book provides information and advice that can help children to cope with feeling, worries, daily life and getting through a tough time.

There are 33 books on the list. They include:

  • What’s Going on Inside my Head?
  • Sometimes I Feel Sad
  • M is for Autism
  • Me and My Fear
  • All Birds Have Anxiety
  • Dealing With Bullying
  • The Illustrated Guide to Dyslexia and Its Amazing People
  • Questions and Feelings About: Having a Disability

All of the books are for children in Key Stage 2 (aged 7-11), but includes a wide range of reading levels to support less confident readers.

The books have been chosen by children, carers, health experts and librarians. Each are endorsed by leading health organisations.

Book availability

A complete set of Reading Well for children books are available at:

  • Southwater
  • Wellington
  • Newport
  • Madeley

Some of the books are available at:

  • Dawley
  • Donninington
  • Hadley
  • Oakengates
  • Stirchley

However, all the books can be requested at these libraries.

Some titles are available via our eBook service on the Libby app.

By Rachel Garbett

Library Development Officer

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