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Great Books About "Eating Disorders"

Fiction Books

Life in the Fat Lane
by Cherie Bennett
Lara has it all: looks, a great boyfriend, and the title of prom queen. When a medical syndrome causes her to quickly gain weight, eventually weighing over 200 pounds, Lara learns some valuable lessons about life, beauty, and body size.

Perk! The Story of a Teenager with Bulimia
by Liza Hall
An unexpected tragedy causes Perk, who everyone sees as "the girl next door," to face some personal problems...including a dangerous obsession with eating.

Second Star to the Right
by Deborah Hautzig, Joy Peskin, S. November
The story of 14-year-old Leslie, and her battle with anorexia.

Non-Fiction Books

Food Fight: A Guide to Eating Disorders for Pre-Teens and Their Parents
by Janet Bode

Body Blues: Weight and Depression
by Laura Wheeldreyer
(Teen Health Library of Eating Disorder Prevention)

Starving to Win: Athletes and Eating Disorders
by Eileen O'Brien (Teen Health Library of Eating Disorder Prevention)

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