Recommended Books

Recommended Books

A list of books I have read (or I’m currently reading) – click on the book image to purchase from Amazon – the links to Amazon are associate links, so I earn an affiliate fee if you purchase through my link.

Scattered: ADD / ADHD
Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It by Gabor Mate, M.D.

The Upward Spiral: neuroscience / depression
The Upward Spiral by Alex Korb, PhD
The Brain that changes itself
The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge, MD
My Stroke of Insight: neuroscience
My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientists Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor, PhD
Transgender child
The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals by Stephanie Brill and Rachel Pepper – This is a comprehensive source for all things transgender. If you are a parent, a teacher, a friend, a person who might at some point talk with other people – you should read this book. There is so much information about gender identity and what it’s like for kids who do not fit in the typical male / female roles.
transitions of the heartTransitions of the Heart: Stories of Love, Struggle and Acceptance by Mothers of Transgender and Gender Variant Children by Rachel Pepper – This collection of stories told by mothers illustrates what it feels like to love a child unconditionally and the difficulties some parents go through in their own journey. Beyond Magenta: Transgender teens speak outBeyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin – Personal stories told by transgender and gender variant teens.

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