Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green
Publisher Information: St. Louis, MO: The Lion Forge, 2017
Summary: A graphic memoir of eating disorders, abuse, and recovery.
Like most kids, Katie was a picky eater. She'd sit at the table in silent protest, hide uneaten toast in her bedroom, listen to parental threats that she'd have to eat it for breaksfast.
But in any life a set of circumstance can collide, and normal behavior might soon shade into something sinsiter, somsthing deadly. One day you can find yourself being told you have two weeks to live.
Lighter Than My Shadow is a hand-drawn story of struggle and recovery, a trip into the black heart of a taboo illness, an exposure to those who are weak as to prey on the weak, and an inspiration to anybody who believes in the human power to endure towards happiness.
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Links of Interest:
Author website: katiegreen.co.uk
National Eating Disorders: nationaleatingdisorders.org
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network: rainn.org
Eating Disorder Hope: eatingdisorderhope.com
The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders: anad.org
National Sexual Violence Resource Center: nsvrc.org
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