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My Body in Pieces

illustrated by Marie-Noëlle Hébert, translated by Shelley Tanaka
edition: eBook
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: eating disorders & body image, women, depression & mental illness, social topics, self-esteem & self-reliance

A deeply emotional graphic memoir of a young woman’s struggles with self-esteem and body image issues.

All Marie-Noëlle wants is to be thin and beautiful. She wishes that her thighs were slimmer, that her stomach lay flatter. Maybe then her parents wouldn’t make fun of her eating habits at family dinners, the girls at school wouldn’t call her …

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Am I the Only One?

Struggling Being a Teen

by Treena Wynes
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, emotions & feelings, eating disorders & body image

It's not easy being a teen. Entering the adult world of judgment and responsibility can be tough, especially when you're already dealing with a changing body. The need to stand on your own can conflict with your need to belong, and the overwhelming nature of it all can make you wonder if you're the only one who feels this way. Am I the Only One? he …

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