ADHD Books for Kids about Anxiety and Social Skills

Books for Kids with ADHD

Are you having trouble finding books explaining ADHD to a child?

If you think being a parent to children with ADHD is tough, try being the child. It’s hard and no one understands which makes it extremely frustrating.

As a parent, it’s our job to teach them to be self-sufficient adults, to embrace their strengths and build on them. How do we do that when we barely understand the struggles they are going through?

Try these easy to read books below. Help your child understand the diagnosis of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), learning disabilities and the struggles to overcome in school and beyond.

If your kids are like my ADHD son, getting him to read was a battle.  Many of these books (not all – please check) are available with an Audible book option and/or Kindle Unlimited option. 

For those discouraged readers with significant ADHD symptoms and/or a learning disability, I suggest a subscription to Amazon Audible or any Audible book program. Try listening to books with your children on the way to school each morning and then you can discuss the books together.

If you can create a dialogue with your superhero to open the communication door, which in turn will lead to a stronger understanding and better relationship.

This list is only a small sample of available great books. Amazon has so many, it was difficult to narrow it down.

The list is divided into three sections:

  • Explaining ADHD to a child books
  • Behavior and Social Skills
  • Anxiety

Childrens Books About ADHD

Marvin’s Monster Diary: ADHD Attacks!

ADHD books for kids

Age Range: 7 – 11 years

Grade Level: 2 – 6

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Learning To Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About ADHD

Adhd books for kids, books about anxiety for kids

Age Range: 4 – 8 years

Grade Level: K – 3

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My Warp Speed Mind

Adhd books for kids, books about anxiety for kids

For ages 3-9

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Katy’s Secret - An ADHD Story

Adhd books for kids

For ages 3-9

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Books about Behavior and Manners

But It’s Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!)

Adhd books for kids, books about behavior and manners

Age Range: 5 – 8 years

Grade Level: Preschool – 3

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Lying Up a Storm

Adhd books for kids, books about behavior and manners

Age Range: 4 – 8 years

Grade Level: Preschool – 3

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I Feel Mad! Tips for Kids on Managing Angry Feelings (How to Make & Keep Friends Workbooks)

Adhd books for kids, books about behavior and manners

Grade Level: 3 – 5

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Dude, That’s Rude!: (Get Some Manners)

Adhd books for kids, books about anxiety for kids

Age Range: 8 – 13 years

Grade Level: 3 and up

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Books About Anxiety

The Worry Glasses: Overcoming Anxiety

Adhd books for kids, books about anxiety for kids

Age Range: 3 – 9 years

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Wilma Jean the Worry Machine

Adhd books for kids, books about anxiety for kids

Grade Level: 2 – 5

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Is a Worry Worrying You?

adhd books for kids

Age Range: 4 – 8 years

Grade Level: Preschool – 3

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What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (What to Do Guides for Kids)

Adhd books for kids, books about anxiety for kids

Age Range: 8 – 12 years

Grade Level: 1 – 7

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Check out our list of ADHD Books for Parents to help parents understand ADHD too.

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