"Stories of women and men who have had eating disorders. Most writers are older, white, and upper-class. However, the introduction is insightful and clearly depicts what having an eating disorder is like."
"This book covers a wide array of ailments from the perspective of afflicted teens. The topics are cancer, alcoholism, brain damage, ADD, obesity, Tourette Syndrome, migranes, athsma, blindness, and paralysis."
"This is the sequel to "The Man Who Loved Clowns." A new character, Aunt Queenie's veteran father is introduced. Delrita continues to cope with her parents' death in her 14-year-old way and befriends a man with a developmental disability who reminds her of her late uncle. Her best friend's father is now out of prision but continues to be profiled."
"I put this book away for a long time because I was afraid of the ending. This book details a southern family's move to Michigan and a sister's descent into schizophrenia. Stigma is addressed, but the disease is portrayed in some ways that I haven't encountered before."
"Norah checks herself into three different mental health treatment facilities over the course of the year. She writes about all of them in a detailed way that exposes the broad range of mental healthcare available and how workers' attitudes can shape one's experience."
"Will Grayson meets Will Grayson and their lives intertwine (I know, this doesn't say much). The book is mainly about relationships, which I don't get anyway, so I cannot say anything more than I enjoyed it."
"This is a mystery for early elementary school children that teaches about tolerance of people who are different. A dog is heavily involved in the story, so this book is excellent for animal-lovers too. It's from Canada, where it is no where near $300."