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Perfect Teen Book Perfect
Following the death of her father, a thirteen-year-old uses bulimia as a way to avoid her mother's and ten-year-old sister's grief, as well as her own.

Friend, Natasha, 1972-
TEEN FRIEND
Looks Teen Book Looks
Two high school girls, one an anorexic poet and the other an obese loner, form an unlikely friendship.

George, Madeleine.
TEEN GEORGE
Pretty face Teen Book Pretty face
When an overweight high school student from Santa Monica spends the summer in Italy, she learns to relish life and understand the true meaning of beauty.

Hogan, Mary, 1957-
TEEN HOGAN
Skinny Teen Book Skinny
After the death of their father, two sisters struggle with various issues, including their family history, personal relationships, and an extreme eating disorder.

Kaslik, Ibi, 1973-
TEEN KASLIK
Hunger Teen Book Hunger
Seventeen-year-old Lisabeth has anorexia, and even turning into Famine--one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse--cannot keep her from feeling fat and worthless.

Kessler, Jackie Morse.
TEEN KESSLER
Purge Teen Book Purge
When her parents check sixteen-year-old 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.

Littman, Sarah.
TEEN LITTMAN
The earth, my butt, and other big, round things Teen Book The earth, my butt, and other big, round things
Virginia Shreves is insecure -- and comparing herself to the tall, dark, and slender over-achievers who make up the rest of her family doesn't help. Add in even more criticism than usual from her exercise-obsessed mom and the fact that Virginia's best friend has moved away, and it's sure be a bad year of epic proportions. Or is it?

Mackler, Carolyn.
TEEN MACKLER
Zoe letting go : [a novel] Teen Book Zoe letting go : [a novel]
To Zoe, her own mother had made an absurd mistake leaving Zoe at Twin Oaks Institute, a place that treats girls with eating disorders. Her only solace is to pour her heart into long letters to her former best friend.

Price, Nora.
TEEN PRICE
Artichoke's heart Teen Book Artichoke's heart
When she is almost sixteen years old, Rosemary decides she is sick of being overweight, mocked at school and at Heavenly Hair--her mother's beauty salon--and feeling out of control, and as she slowly loses weight, she realizes that she is able to cope with her mother's cancer, having a boyfriend for the first time, and discovering that other people's lives are not as perfect as they seem from the outside.

Supplee, Suzanne.
TEEN SUPPLEE
Big fat manifesto Teen Book Big fat manifesto
Overweight, self-assured, high school senior Jamie Carcaterra writes in the school newspaper about her own attitude to being fat, her boyfriend's bariatric surgery, and her struggles to be taken seriously in a very thin world.

Vaught, Susan, 1965-
TEEN VAUGHT
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