Darcy Daisy and the Firefly Festival: Learning about Bipolar Disorder and Community

Lisa Lewandowski, and Shannon M.B. Trost, 2005

This book on bipolar is intended to help children understand bipolar disorder, the importance of community acceptance and the need to alleviate fear by collecting reliable information. It also explores the harm that can result from rumors and gossip.

Darcy Daisy is upset and confused after hearing rumors about Ms. Zinnia, a community member who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. She shares her concerns with her mother, who helps Darcy get answers to her questions about the illness.

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