The Year I Didn't Eat

Title

The Year I Didn't Eat

Authors

Samuel Pollen

Publisher

Yellow Jacket

Publication Year

2019

ISBN

9781499808087

Pages

388 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Fourteen-year-old Max records his efforts to control his anorexia in a therapist-prescribed journal that also chronicles his parents' difficult relationship and his feelings for a new girl at school, Evie.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Mental illness; eating disorder; anorexia

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

diaries; friendship; family life; self-esteem; interpersonal relationships; ornithology; geocaching; therapy

Diversity Impact

direct

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