From their back story, to the way in which each character reacted to the world reacting to them, they were very real.
The book was written with sensitivity and humor --- and shows how these young adults can conquor and achieve what they set out to do.
Each and every character's story is so different, but the authors all weave their tales together like a perfect quilt.
Eating for comfort is just the tip of the iceberg for this group of obese teens. They've each qualified for a weight loss trial surgery - the Land-Band procedure is currently... Read morePublished on September 23, 2011 by TeensReadToo
What teenager doesn't go through self image problems whether they are a few pounds overweight or obese? Read morePublished on February 28, 2011 by Hannah
Teenage Waistland joins a group of several YA novels that have been released in recent years addressing the very serious problem of teen obesity. Read morePublished on January 19, 2011 by J.Prather
Teenage Waistland follows 4 teenagers as they go through the process of a clinical weight lost trial. Read morePublished on December 29, 2010 by Yan
I could not put this book down! This is a compelling read about teenagers who are not immediately sympathetic -- they are high school outcasts who are morbidly obese. Read morePublished on November 29, 2010 by jehw
The story may be about overweight kids, but this fine book is not only for overweight kids. Everyone should be able to relate to this tale of self-discovery and triumphing over... Read morePublished on November 20, 2010 by Riley