Books for Children

Here are books written for children that can help you learn more about ADHD. You can find additional books for children at CHADD’s online NRC Library.

Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About ADHD
By: Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, and Ellen B. Dixon
Publisher: Magination Press, third edition, 2004
My Brain Needs Glasses: ADHD Explained to Kids
By: Annick Vincent
Publisher: Juniper Publishing, 2022
Attention, Girls! A Guide to Learn All About Your AD/HD
By: Patricia O. Quinn, illustrated by Carl Pearce
Publisher: American Psychological Association, 2009
Cory Stories: A Kid’s Book About Living with ADHD
By: Jeanne Kraus
Publisher: Magination Press, 2005
My Brain is Powerful
By: Lauren E. Munroe MSEd, NCSP, CAS, BCCS, CCTP, illustrated by Ian Gonzales
Publisher: Self Publishing; 2022
Thriving with ADHD Workbook for Kids: 60 Fun Activities to Help Children Self-Regulate, Focus, and Succeed
By: Kelli Miller LCSW, MSW
Publisher: Self Publishing; 2022
What's Up With Astra? Medikidz Explain ADHD
By: Kim Chilman-Blair and John Taddeo