Jersey Tomatoes are the Best
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Jersey Tomatoes are the Best touches on issues related to kids' sports and to eating disorders. The following are a few recommended books which deal sensitively with these topics:
Just Let the Kids Play
, by Bob Bigelow, Tom Moroney and Linda Hall.
Non-fiction, adult book, about how to keep organized sports fun and positive for kids.
The Secret Language of Eating Disorders
, by Peggy Claude-Pierre.
Non-fiction, adult book, which examines the true causes of eating disorders.
Brave Girl Eating
, by Harriet Brown.
Non-fiction memoir, adult book. One family's battle with anorexia and an exploration of family-based treatment.
Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders
, by Aimee E. Liu.
Non-fiction, adult book. Realistic look at the struggle to stay in recovery following an eating disorder.
, by Laurie Halse Anderson.
Fiction, young adult novel. Outstanding depiction of a girl in the grips of anorexia.
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