Healthy Ireland Reading List

Healthy Ireland Reading List

A collection of health and wellbeing titles covering 3 themes: Eat Well, Think Well, Be Well.

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This health and wellbeing book collection has over 100 titles covering the three Healthy Ireland themes – Eat Well, Think Well, Be Well.

Each book was specially evaluated nationally to provide individuals and families with reliable, accessible information to manage their general health and wellbeing. The collection includes books for children and young adults as well.

The collection is available to borrow in every local library free of charge.

You can also reserve the books on the national online catalogue. 

The topics covered are:

Healthy Eating | Mental Health | Alcohol | Tobacco | Physical Activity | Parenting | Books for Children and Young Adults | Positive Aging

Children and Young Adults

Young Adults

Blame my Brain by Nicola Morgan

The Teenage Guide to Stress  by Nicola Morgan

Banish Your Self-Esteem: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Building Positive Self-esteem for Young People by Kate Collins-Donnelly

Go Ask Alice

The huge bag of worries  by Virginia Ironside

Trans Mission by Alex Bertie

Growing Up for Girls by Felicity Brooks

Open by Cairney, Gemma

Mind Your Head by Juno Dawson

This Book is Gay by Juno Dawson

The Girls’ Guide to Growing Up Great: Changing Bodies, Periods, Relationships, Life Online by Sophie Elkan, Laura Chaisty and Maddy Podichetty

Dr. Christian’s Guide to Growing Up by Christian Jessen

Dr. Christian’s Guide to Dealing with Tricky Stuff by Christian Jessen

Defeating Teenage Depression by Roslyn Law

Positively teenage by Nicola Morgan

The Teenage Guide to Life Online by Nicola Morgan

Self Esteem and Being You by Anita Naik

Let’s Talk About the Birds and the Bees by Molly Potter

The Anxiety Survival Guide for Young Adults by Jennifer Shannon

You Are Awesome: Find Your Confidence and Dare to be Brilliant at Almost Anything by Matthew Syed

Dear Katie by Katie Thistleton

Help Your Kids with Growing Up: A No-nonsense Guide to Puberty and Adolescence by Robert Winston


The Magic Moment by Niall Breslin

Maisy Learns to Swim by Lucy Cousins

The Princess and the Fog by Melinda Edwards and Linda Bayliss

Women in Sport by Rachel Ignotofsky

Fussy Freda by Julia Jarman

Mum and Dad Glue by Kes Gray

How are You Feeling Today? by Molly Potter

Me and My Fear by Francesca Sanna

Mindfully Me Series by Louise Shanagher and Rose Finerty

Eat Your Greens, Goldilocks by Steve Smallman

Sitting Like a Frog by Eline Snel

A Nifflenoo Called Nevermind by Margot Sunderland

Exercise and Play (Healthy Me Series) by Katie Woolley

eBooks and eAudiobooks and eMagazines

You can borrow a wide range of Healthy Ireland related material on our eBook platform, BorrowBox.

Healthy Ireland eAudiobooks

Healthy Ireland eBooks on BorrowBox 

And there's a good range of Health and Fitness magazines available through our Digital Magazine service