ADD/ADHD


Non-Fiction

Ferreiro, Carmen
Ritalin and Other Methylphenidate-containing Drugs
JUV JUV 618.92.F4137r

Examines the history, health effects, medical use, and abuse of a stimulant drug prescribed to treat hyperactivity and inattentiveness in children. 2004.


Quinn, Patricia
Putting On the Brakes: Young People's Guide to Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
JUV 618.92.Q447p EFL

A guide to understanding and gaining control over attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 2001.


Morrison, Jaydene
Coping With ADD/ADHD
JUV 618.9228.M834c

Identifies the syndrome of attention deficit disorder and discusses the appropriate treatment and counseling. 1996.


Gold, Susan Dudley
Attention Deficit Disorder
JUV ME COLL 618.9285.G563

Describes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of attention deficit disorder, as well as ways in which people live with it. 2000.


Silverstein, Alvin & Virginia
The ADHD Update: Understanding Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
JUV 618.9285.S587a

Defined in detail through the common problems associated with the disorder, a comprehensive guide to a condition that affects many young people examines the struggles in dealing with ADHD and the present-day treatments available. 2008.


Dobson, James
The New Strong-Willed Child
JUV 649.1.D656ns EFL

Contents The wild & woolly will -- Mothers share their stories -- What makes them the way they are? -- Shaping the will -- Protecting he spirit -- The most common mistake -- Gearing discipline to the needs of children -- Corporal punishment & the strong-willed child -- Bitter brothers & surly sisters -- The strong- willed adolescent -- Dealing with the ADHD child -- A final word of encouragement. 2004.


Fiction

Gehret, Jeanne
Eagle Eyes: A Child's Guide to Paying Attention
JUV G2704.e EFL

Like a river overflowing its banks, Ben wreaks havoc until he learns to recognize and control his Attention Deficit Disorder. 1991.


Gantos, Jack
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key
JUV G157.j

To the constant disappointment of his mother and his teachers, Joey has trouble paying attention or controlling his mood swings when his prescription meds wear off and he starts getting worked up and acting wired. 1998.


Moss, Deborah M.
Shelley, the Hyperactive Turtle
JUV 398.8.M8548s EFL

After his mother takes him to the doctor, Shelley the turtle begins to understand why he feels so jumpy and wiggle inside that he can't stay still. 1989.


Gehret, Jeanne
I'm Somebody Too
JUV G2704.i

Emily presents the other child's viewpoint in a family in which one child, her broth has attention deficit disorder. 1992.