Spring 2022

Having an Eating Disorder

Stories from Survivors

From the Series It Happened to Me

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 9
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

Eating disorders happen—but how does it feel when they happen to you?

Having an eating disorder is a painful, life-changing experience that happens to thousands of young people every year. Discover what it is like to suffer from an eating disorder through the heartfelt stories of survivors. Learn how it “happened to them,” read their journeys to recovery, and find out more about the causes and treatments of these difficult conditions in this open, sensitive, and informative exploration.

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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 9
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2022
Publisher Cheriton Children's Books
Imprint Cheriton Children's Books
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2022-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF053230, JNF024010, JNF053120
Dewey 616.85
Dimensions 6.5 x 9.125
Lexile 990
ATOS Reading Level 6.4
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource


School Library Journal

“[S]upplemented with statistics from organizations and experts . . . this series provides important information for research and for creating empathy.”—School Library Journal

Author: Sarah Levete

Sarah Levete has written hundreds of information books for children on a wide variety of subjects, including personal health and well-being.

Author: Sarah Eason

Sarah Eason has authored many nonfiction books for children and has an especial interest in health and social issues for young people.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

It Happened to Me

Sometimes, painful experiences happen. It Happened to Me explores painful life crises that affect many young people through poignant diary entries from composite teens who have experienced these situations, supported by informational text. Every year, more and more young View available downloads →