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Clein, Emmeline

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Summary: "A personal and cultural look at the dark underbelly of Western beauty standards and the lethal culture of disordered eating they've wrought. In Dead Weight, Emmeline Clein tells the story of her own disordered eating alongside and through other women from history, pop culture and the girls she's known and loved. Tracing the medical and cultural history of Anorexia, Bulimia, and Orthorexia,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 CLE

Thomas, Jennifer J.

Summary: "Are you a picky eater? Do you worry that food will make you vomit or choke? Do you find eating to be a chore? If yes, this book is for you! Your struggles could be caused by an avoidant / restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), a disorder characterized by eating a limited variety or volume of food. You may have been told that you eat like a child, but ARFID affects people right across the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cambridge University Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 THO

Schu, John

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Summary: "Jake volunteers at a nursing home because he likes helping people. He likes skating and singing, playing Bingo and Name That Tune, and reading mysteries and comics aloud to his teachers. He also likes avoiding people his own age . . . and the cruelty of mirrors . . . and food. Jake has read about kids like him in books--the weird one, the outsider--and would do anything not to be that kid,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2024

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Gold, Gracie

Summary: "In this explosive tell-all memoir, an Olympic figure skater reveals her battle to survive mental illness, eating disorders, and the self-destructive voice inside that she calls "outofshapeworthlessloser." When Gracie Gold stepped onto center stage (or ice, rather) as America's sweetheart at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, she instantly became the face of America's most beloved winter sport....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2024

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Van Raes, Sue

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Summary: "In this much-needed counterpoint to the current diet culture, Sue Van Raes presents new science and psychology for food freedom and body compassion that have helped thousands of women improve their health and their lives"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New World Library 2024

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Lassieur, Allison

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Summary: This encyclopedia offers readers the chance to explore the 63 national parks in the United States and its territories. Alongside photos of the parks, the text highlights each park's history, points of interest, and things to do. Features include glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Encyclopedias, an imprint of Abdo Reference 2023

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Chawner, Dave

Summary: "Looking at the day-to-day struggle of living with an eating disorder, Dave Chawner shares how he became anorexic, and how he has started to recover. This engaging and sharply funny book will give hope to anyone in a similar situation, and give insight into life with mental illness to those fortunate enough not to have it"--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHAWNER, DAVE CHA

Giombini, Lucia

Summary: "Do you have questions about eating disorders that you are afraid to ask, or have never found an answer to? From the causes to the most effective treatment approaches, this guide offers honest answers to difficult questions and provides information about recovery that is often harder to find. Ideal for individuals and families at every stage of the recovery process, this book is sensitive to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley 2023

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Hunter, Lindsay

Summary: "Jackie Newsome's best friend is dead, and everyone knows who killed her. Jackie is an ex-emotional eater and mother of four, who has finally lost the weight she long yearned to be free of. But leaving her old self behind proves harder than she ever imagined. She believes she should be happier, but misery still chases her, and motherhood threatens to consume her. Her only salve is Theresa, her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roxane Gay Books 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HUN

Day, Nick (Nicholas)

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Summary: "On a hot August day in Paris, just over a century ago, a desperate guard burst into the office of the director of the Louvre and shouted, La Joconde, c'est partie! The Mona Lisa, she's gone! No one knew who was behind the heist. Was it an international gang of thieves? Was it an art-hungry American millionaire? Was it the young Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, who was about to remake the very...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Studio, an imprint of Random House Children's Books 2023

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Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Korté, Steve

Summary: "How did Wonder Woman get her powers? What is her tiara made of? Where did the Amazon Princess once work as a waitress? Discover a treasure trove of info about the world's most amazing Amazon warrior. Featuring captivating text, quick lists, fun quizzes, and more, this behind-the-scenes bio is bursting with fantastic facts and super secrets!"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 741.5 KOR

Alabed, Bana

Summary: Bana's mother tells her of the strong bana tree that grows in their homeland, Syria, and how Bana's strength helped her survive war, being a refugee, and starting fresh in a new country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Salaam Reads 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALA

Abdo, Kenny

Summary: This title focuses on famous Pirates in the Media! It takes a deep look into fiction's greatest pirates, like Captain Hook, One-Eyed Willy, and Captain Will Turner. This hi-lo title is complete with thrilling and colorful photographs, simple text, glossary, and an index. 

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fly! 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.45 ABD

Epstein, Susan P.

Summary: Working on behavioral changes can be fun and successful for children and teens -- if you have the right tools and approach. Experienced therapist and sought-after parent coach Susan Epstein brings her signature style of innovation and fun in her latest book, providing proven and ready-to-use ideas to improve behaviors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.153 Epstein

Summary: "We can bear almost anything when it is worked through collectively. Grief is generally thought of as something personal and insular, but when we publicly share loss and pain, we lessen the power of the forces that debilitate us, while at the same time building the humane social practices that alleviate suffering and improve quality of life for everyone. Addressing tragedies from Fukushima to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AK Press 2017

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Gerber, Alyson

Summary: From the author of the critically acclaimed Braced comes a story of a girl caught between her love of chess and her ADHD. Clea can't control her thoughts. She knows she has to do her homework, but she gets distracted. She knows she can't just say whatever thought comes into her head, but sometimes she can't help herself. Other kids are starting to notice. When Clea fails one too many tests, her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2022

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1 available in JT Audio Books, Call number: JT PA Fiction Gerber 2022

Milton, John

Summary: "This Norton Critical Edition is designed to make Paradise Lost accessible for student readers, providing invaluable contextual and biographical information and the tools students need to think critically about this landmark epic. Gordon Teskey's freshly edited text of Milton's masterpiece is accompanied by a new introduction and substantial explanatory annotations. Spelling and punctuation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.4 MIL

Gilbert, Leah (Leah Rose)

Summary: Maya plans to build the perfect treehouse, but after doing research and selecting the perfect spot, she finds she must recruit helpers to get the job done.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GIL

Gunderson, Jessica

Summary: Kamilla has a wonderful singing voice, but she does not want to sign up for the Memorial Middle School musical because she sees herself as overweight, even though the doctor tells her she is not--so can exercise and the support of her family and friends help her overcome her negative image and lead her to the starring role her talent demands?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 JUN

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Éditions Bergeron 1977

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3714 Bergeron

Skelly, Katie

Summary: "Christine Papin, an overworked live-in maid, is reunited with her younger sister, Lea, who has also been hired by the wealthy Lancelin family. They make the estate's beds, scrub the floors, and spy on the domestic strife that routinely occurs within its walls. What starts as petty theft by the maids -- who are flashing back to their tumultuous time in a convent -- shortly turns into something...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books Inc. 2020

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 SKE

Mullins, Carrie

Summary: "This treasure trove for book lovers explores fifteen classic novels with memorable maternal figures, and examines how our cultural notions of motherhood have been shaped by literature. Sweet, supportive, dependable, selfless. Long before she had children of her own, journalist Carrie Mullins knew how mothers should behave. But how? Where did these expectations come from-and, more importantly,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2024

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