Not Just about Food

Understanding Eating Disorders

From the Series Healthy Living Library

  • Interest Level: Grade 8 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 8

In the United States, approximately 30 million people suffer from an eating disorder. The prevalence of disordered eating among teens and young adults makes this a timely, informative, and helpful book for readers. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of eating disorders as well as treatments. Resources for identifying, treating, and recovering from eating disorders are provided in the text.

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Interest Level Grade 8 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
Genre Social Studies, Young Adult
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Mental Health & Neurodiversity, Diversity, SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2023
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Number of Pages 104
Publication Date 2022-09-06
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS YAN051080, YAN024020, YAN052050
Dewey 616.85/2606
Dimensions 6 x 9
Lexile 1170
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Source notes, and Table of contents

Author: Tabitha Moriarty

Tabitha Moriarty is a medical student living in Atlanta, Georgia. She has co-authored several titles in the Healthy Living Library series.

Author: Carol Sonenklar

Carol Sonenklar is a published author of children's books. Some of her published credits include Bug Boy/ El Nino Insecto, Virus Hunters, and My Own Worst Enemy. Her first title for Twenty-First Century Books was Anorexia and Bulimia (USA TODAY Health Reports). She lives in Richmond, Virginia.

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