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(dont) Call Me Crazy – by Kelly Description:

(dont) Call Me A Washington Post Best Childrens Book of 2018 Jensen has brought together sharp and vivid perspectives concerning mental-health challenges. Featuring writers such as Shaun David Hutchinson Libba Bray Adam Silvera and Esmé Weijun Wang this book asks questions and provides real-life experiences and hope for the future. –Washington Post Best Childrens Books of 2018 This (crucially!) diverse essay collection spans race gender sexual orientation career and age to hopefully reduce the stigma around mental illness. –Bustle Empowering . . . deeply resonant . . . With this diverse array of contributors offering a stunning wealth of perspectives on mental health teens looking for solidarity comfort or information will certainly be able to find something that speaks to them. Resources and further reading make this inviting much-needed resource even richer. –Booklist Lively compelling . . . the raw informal approach to the subject matter will highly appeal to young people who crave understanding and validation . . . This highly readable and vital collection demonstrates the multiplicity of ways that mental health impacts individuals. –Kirkus Reviews Thought-provoking . . . Misconceptions about mental health still abound making this honest yet hopeful title a vital selection. –School Library Journal starred review This is a much-needed collection of writing about mental health and the impact it has . . . with mental health stigma unfortunately still being a serious problem teens really need books like this right now. –Cultured Vultures The spectrum of voices and stories is wonderful to read. Not only that but it mixes already published pieces as well as original memoir type stories. (Dont) Call Me Crazy deals with the power of diagnosis/labels not being the same for everyone and the inequality in the mental health discussion. It is an anthology that stresses individual experiences support and listening. If you want to read more about it Jensen also includes a reading list. So it leaves you not only with more experience but a jumping board of where to go next. It is equally hopeful cathartic inspiring and real. –Utopia State of Mind (dont) Call Me Crazy – by Kelly