It’s time for another Top 5 list with Top 5 Wednesday! Today’s topic is Top 5 books about mental health or illness.
I took a little lee-way with the first one, but I think it can still fit in with the wonderful array of books you’ll be seeing today in the T5W posts.
The first is, The View from Saturday by E. L. Konisburg
In this a parapelgic teacher, helps a group of multicultural 6th graders win a scholastic bowl tournament.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon
An autisic boy discovers a dead dog on his front lawn, and tells his own adventure story of finding his mother, and the murderer.
Looking for Alaska by John Green
Alaska, a depressed girl who goes to a private school with Miles, she’s lively and energetic, and doesn’t need anyone’s help. One day, she disappears, and they discover they knew so little about her ,and wonder why they didn’t help her more.
Macbeth by Shakespeare
Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s mind conjures hallucinations and toil after they kill King Duncan for power and a crown.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
Harry’s mental faculties are invaded by Voldemort, and he must fight him off, and close his mind to this incredible, evil power.
Below is a where I show you these lovely books in a video:
I hope you enjoyed this short post, and have a great Wednesday!