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Teen Issues - When the Mirror Lies

Wintergirls
Wintergirls By Anderson, Laurie Halse (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION ANDERSO LAURIE Available in some locations

Annotation:Lia comes to terms with her best friend's death from anorexia as she struggles with the disorder. (278 p. Gr 8-12)

Massive
Massive By Bell, Julia (Book - 2006 ) / PB BELL Available in some locations

Annotation:Carmen feels the stress of dealing with an anorexic mother when they relocate to the city. (261 p. Gr 7-12)

One Wish
One Wish By Brescia, Leigh (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION BRESCIA LEIGH Available in some locations

Annotation:Pushing to get thinner by opening night, Wrenn's waistline shrinks as she learns the wrong ways to lose weight from a new friend. (312 p. Gr 9-12)

Love Sick
Love Sick By Coburn, Jake (Book - 2005 ) / FICTION COBURN JAKE Available in some locations

Annotation:After an accident seems to end his college and athletic dreams, Ted is offered a second chance if he agrees to spy on a classmate and help her dad monitor her bulimia. (228 p. Gr 10-12)

Sistrsic92 (Meg)
Sistrsic92 (Meg) By Dellasega, Cheryl (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION DELLASE CHERYL Available in some locations

Annotation:Artistically talented Meg records her feelings in a blog--accessible only to her three closes friends--as she tries to attract a boyfriend and deal with her beautiful but troubled half-sister. (226 p. Gr 7-12)

Nothing
Nothing By Friedman, Robin (Book - 2008 ) / PB FRIEDMA Available in some locations

Annotation:Despite being popular, attractive, and bound for and Ivy League college, Parker sees himself as a fat, unattractive failure and find relief in binging and purging. (232 p. Gr 9-12)

Looks
Looks By George, Madeleine (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION GEORGE MADELEI Available in some locations

Annotation:Two girls, one an anorexic poet and the other an obese loner, form an unlikely friendship. (240 p. Gr 8-12)

Hunger
Hunger By Kessler, Jackie Morse (Book - 2010 ) / FICTION KESSLER JACKIE Available in some locations

Annotation:Lisabeth has anorexia and even turning into Famine--one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse--cannot keep her from feeling fat and worthless. (177 p. Gr 8-12)

The Pretty One
The Pretty One By Klam, Cheryl (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION KLAM CHERYL Available in some locations

Annotation:Transformed by cosmetic surgery into a beauty following a car accident, formerly unattractive Megan feels a bit overwhelmed as she returns to her performing arts high school and competes with her popular and naturally gorgeous sister for the lead in a student production written by Megan's secret love. (356 p. Gr 9-12)

Purge
Purge By Littman, Sarah (Book - 2009 ) / FICTION LITTMAN SARAH Available in some locations

Annotation:When her parents check Janie into Golden Slopes to help her recover from her bulimia, she discovers that she must talk about things she has admitted to no one, not even herself. (234 p. Gr 8-12)

The Fold
The Fold By Na, An (Book - 2008 ) / FICTION NA AN Available in some locations

Annotation:Korean-American high school student Joyce Kim feels ugly compared to her beautiful sister and, when her aunt offers to pay for plastic surgery on her eyes, she jumps at the chance thinking it will change her life for the better. (288 p. Gr 8-12)

Jersey Tomatoes Are the Best
Jersey Tomatoes Are the Best By Padian, Maria (Book - 2011 ) / FICTION PADIAN MARIA Available in some locations

Annotation:When two best friends leave New Jersey, one for tennis camp in Florida and one for ballet camp in New York, each faces challenges that put her dreams to the test. (344 p. Gr 7-10)

Skinny
Skinny By Kaslik, Ibi (Book - 2006 ) / FICTION KASLIK IBI Available in some locations

Annotation:After the death of their father, two sisters struggle with various issues, including their family history, personal relationships, and an extreme eating disorder. (244 p. Gr 9-12)

Eating Disorders Information for Teens
Eating Disorders Information for Teens Health Tips About Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, and Other Eating Disorders Including Information About Risk Factors, Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, Health Consequences, and Other Related Issues (Book - 2009 ) / 616.8526 EATING 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

How I Made It to Eighteen
How I Made It to Eighteen A Mostly True Story By White, Tracy (Book - 2010 ) / 741.5973 WHITE Available in some locations

Annotation:Graphic Novel

Hungry
Hungry A Mother and Daughter Fight Anorexia By Himmel, Sheila (Book - 2009 ) 616.8526 HIMMEL Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

Inside Out
Inside Out Portrait of An Eating Disorder By Shivack, Nadia (Book - 2007 ) / 616.8526 SHIVACK Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

I've Got This Friend Who
I've Got This Friend Who Advice for Teens and Their Friends on Alcohol, Drugs, Eating Disorders, Risky Behaviors, and More (Book - 2007 ) / 613.8 I'VE Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

Rock What You've Got
Rock What You've Got Secrets to Loving your Inner and Outer Beauty From Someone Who's Been There and Back By Schwarzenegger, Katherine (Book - 2010 ) / 158.1082 SCHWARZ Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

Short
Short Walking Tall When You're Not Tall at All By Schwartz, John (Book - 2010 ) J/ 612.66 SCHWART Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

Skinny Boy
Skinny Boy A Young Man's Battle and Triumph Over Anorexia By Grahl, Gary A. (Book - 2007 ) / 616.8526 GRAHL Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

Thin
Thin By Greenfield, Lauren (Book - 2006 ) / 616.8526 GREENFI Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

This Is Me
This Is Me Facing Physical Challenges By Watson, Stephanie (Book - 2009 ) / 613.0424 WATSON Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

Tyranny
Tyranny By Fairfield, Lesley (Book - 2009 ) / 616.8526 FAIRFIE Available in some locations

Annotation:Graphic Novel

When the Mirror Lies
When the Mirror Lies Anorexia, Bulimia, and Other Eating Disorders By Orr, Tamra (Book - 2007 ) / 618.9285 ORR Available in some locations

Annotation:Non-Fiction

America the Beautiful
America the Beautiful (DVD - 2010 ) DVD 306.4613 AMERICA Available in some locations

Annotation:DVD

Dying to Be Thin
Dying to Be Thin (DVD - 2004 ) DVD 616.8526 DYING Available in some locations

Annotation:DVD

Thin
Thin (DVD - 2006 ) DVD 616.8526 THIN Available in some locations

Annotation:DVD

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Books about anorexia, bulimia, cosmetic surgery, and other body image issues.


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