Stand Up!: Be an upstander and make a difference
Review by Kim Thomas, Health and Physical Education teacher at Ellesmere College
A resource for teachers, parents, sports coaches, community leaders, workplaces, or just anyone that wants to teach children and adults the importance of being an upstander to make the world a better place.
Review by Jono Selu, Community Engagement & Health Promotion Officer, MHF
Young Queen is the autobiography of Parris Goebe a dancer with a dream ... a young Polynesian girl who grew up in New Zealand and went on to conquer the hip hop world.
Dare! | Weird! | Tough!
Reviewed by Evie Ryan and Anna Mowat.
These three books tell the story of an ongoing case of bullying from three third graders’ perspectives. Kids will easily relate to Luisa, Jayla, and Sam, as each girl has her own unique experience.
Dear Bully: Seventy authors tell their stories
Review by Honor Jackson, Mana College
Today's top authors for teens and young people come together to share their stories about bullying-as bystanders, as victims, and as the bullies themselves-in this moving personal collection.
Fighting invisible tigers: Stress management for teens
Review by Portia Devonshire
This book offers proven techniques that teens can use to deal with stressful situations in school, at home, and among friends.
From worrier to warrior: A guide to conquering your fears
Review by Anna Mowat, who works as part of the All Right? wellbeing campaign in Otautahi
From Worrier to Warrior will teach you how to create your very own "toolbox" of ways to combat fear and anxiety to carry with you and conquer the Worry Monster at any time.
Review by Meg Rogers, Saint Hilda's Collegiate School
This free e-book contains a number of scientifically proven ways to help you to get through the hard times, with a sprinkling of ‘honest’ language and graphics.
My Anxiety handbook: Getting back on track
Reviews by Kiefer Hunt and Kristina Pinto
Co-written with a college student who has experienced anxiety herself, this anxiety survival guide teaches 12 to 18 year olds how they can overcome their biggest worries.
Play your best card
Review by Briar Matthews, Bayfield High School
A team-based game that encourages teens to have conversations on a range of topics relevant to young people.
Rising tide/He tai pari
Review by Anna Mowat, Family Advisor at All Right?
An engaging junior fiction self-help text for ages 8-12 that follows Ari through a series of challenging events and resolution. The book includes peer reviewed therapeutic lesson plans and family exercises.