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.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 176 Vendor: NavPress Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 160006356X ISBN-13: 9781600063565 Availability: In Stock
Teenager Melissa Rollins has got the eye of the cute new guy in school. The one thing Melissa doesnt have is a perfect body. Strict dieting and throwing up cant be all bad, can they?
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.