Books for Children with ADHD

If your child has been diagnosed with ADHD recently, you may spend a lot of time educating yourself about ADHD. It is also important for your child to understand the meaning of the diagnosis. Even if they are still young, there are ways to help children understand what ADHD is, so that the diagnosis will not be shrouded in mystery.


Of course, as a parent, you will want to sit with your child, explain ADHD in a way they can understand, and answer as many questions as possible so that your child does not feel bad or abnormal.

Books can help. Many of the best games provide children with a storyline suitable for their age, while others provide games and puzzles that can teach children important skills. Even if children grow up and progress from adolescence to teens, there are some books that can help children cope with the changing needs of people with ADHD.

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If your child is still very young, you will want to read and discuss this book together. If your child is older and prefers to read alone, please take time to read this book in advance so that you can discuss it together in the future.

Children’s books

Here are the books you can share with your children to help them understand what the diagnosis of ADHD means:

50 activities and games for children with ADHD
Patricia O Quinn

Use your brain to walk in the rain
Edward Hallowell

Attention girls!A comprehensive guide to AD/HD
Patricia O Quinn

Baxter rejects his buzz: A story about children with ADHD by James M. Foley and Shirley Ng-Benitez

Cory Stories: A children’s book about the lives of people with ADHD
Jenny Krause and Whitney Martin

Eukee the Jumpy Jumpy Elephant
Clifford Coman and Esther Trevino

[email protected] School: Even if your mother bought it for you, a book you would want to read!
Catherine G. Nardo

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Hi, it’s me!I have ADHD
Caitlin Marbury

I can do it: a book on self-regulation (Can Do Kids series)
Keira JW Malnach

I can’t just wait and die!ADHD
Pam Pollack, Meg Belveso and Marta Fabrega

I have bees in my head: children’s perceptions of inattention
Tracy Hammond

If I can, I would: A Guide for ADHD/Adolescents with ADHD
Michael Gordon

Joey Pizza loses control
Jack Gantos

Jumpin’ Johnny, go back to work!ADHD/ADHD Children’s Guide
Michael Gordon

Learn to slow down and concentrate: a children’s book on ADHD by Kathleen G. Nadeau

Marvin’s Monster Diary: ADHD Attack! (But I rock it, big time)
Lawn Melmed, Annette Sexton and Jeff Harvey

Otto understands his medicine: a story about drug treatment for children with ADHD by Matthew Galvin

Putting on the brakes: an activity manual for ADHD teenagers
Patricia O. Quinn, Judith M. Stern and Neil Russell

Stepping on the brakes: A guide to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in adolescents
Patricia O. Quinn and Judith M. Stern

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Hyperactive Turtle Shelley
Deborah Moss

The wonderful experience of Sparky: My ADD log
Phyllis Carpenter

Super emotional!A book for children with ADHD/ADHD
Lionel Roy

Children’s ADHD Workbook: Help children gain confidence, social skills and self-control
Lawrence E. Shapiro

The Adventures of Phoebe Flower: This is the purpose of the children
Barbara Roberts

A guide for girls with ADHD: don’t lose this book!
Beth Walker

Survival guide for children with ADHD or ADHD
John F. Taylor

Know my attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Carla T. Tamanini

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