For honor student Melissa, life at Spring Hill High is one long competition---against herself and others---for excellent grades, friendships, and the perfect boyfriend. But when dance team auditions are announced, the pressure steps up and Melissa begins dieting obsessively. A challenging faith-based look at self-image and eating disorders for teens and young adults. 176 pages, softcover from NavPress.
Laura L. Smith has witnessed the overwhelming struggle and obsession of eating disorders. Skinny is inspired by the stories of three friends with that struggle. Laura is the author of the childrens book Cantaloupe Trees and more than a dozen inspirational short stories. She graduated from Miami University and lives in Oxford, Ohio, with her husband and four children.
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